Brazil oil watch: Dommo Energia, PetroRio, Shell

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Brazil's Dommo Energia produced 239,358b of oil in January, up 40% from the previous month.

The increase came as a result of the resumption of operations of well 7-TBMT-8H, in the Tubarão Martelo field, located in the Campos basin.

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Local private oil firm PetroRio produced an average of 5,124b/d in the Polvo field in the first month of the year, down 25% from December 2017 due to a 10-day preventive shutdown.

Natural gas production in the Manati field, where the company holds a 10% stake, was 408,907m³/d, down 25% compared to the previous month.

The assets are located in the Campos and Manati basins, respectively.

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British-Dutch giant Shell has filed an environmental license request with environment authority Ibama to initiate drilling activities in the Alto de Cabo Frio Oeste and Sul de Gato do Mato blocks, in the Santos basins.

Both areas were acquired in the latest pre-salt production sharing licensing rounds, held in October last year.