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Offshore and Sub-salt Discoveries in Brazil - Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Production Forecasts to 2020

Published By :

GlobalData

Published Date : Mar 2013

Category :

Exploration and Drilling

No. of Pages : 44 Pages

Offshore and Sub-salt Discoveries in Brazil - Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Production Forecasts to 2020

Summary

Offshore and Sub-salt Discoveries in Brazil - Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape and Production Forecasts to 2020 is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist. The report provides an overview of the offshore and sub-salt discoveries in Brazil and analyzes the major drivers and challenges, key active sub-salt blocks, historic and projected offshore and sub-salt production, some of the major discoveries by basin, and the competitive landscape in the industry. The report has been compiled using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research, and in-house analysis by GlobalDatas team of industry experts.

Scope

This report analyzes the offshore and sub-salt industry in Brazil, including major drivers and challenges, the competitive landscape and forecasts to 2020. The report primarily focuses on -
  • Drivers and challenges in the offshore and sub-salt industry
  • Key active exploration blocks by acreage in Brazil
  • Offshore discoveries by basin
  • Sub-salt discoveries by basin
  • Brazils oil and gas production from the offshore sub-salt region to 2020
  • The competitive landscape in the offshore and sub-salt industry in Brazil.
Reasons to buy

This report will enhance your decision-making capabilities by allowing you to -
  • Identify some of the key drivers and challenges for the offshore and sub-salt industry in Brazil
  • Gain an insight into historic offshore and sub-salt production and forecasts up to 2020
  • Understand the competitive landscape in Brazilian offshore and sub salt industry.
Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 4
1.1 List of Tables 5
1.2 List of Figures 6

2 Introduction 7
2.1 Overview 7
2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 7

3 Brazils Sub-salt Plays, Overview 8
3.1 Evolution of Exploration and Production Activities in Brazil 8
3.2 Brazils Offshore Sub-salt Oil and Gas Resources are Located in Campos, Santos and Espirito Santo Basins 10
3.2.1 Santos Subsalt Basin 10
3.2.2 Campos Sub-salt Basin 12
3.2.3 Espirito Santo Sub-salt Basin 14
3.3 Offshore Oil and Gas Fields Contribute Over 90% of Brazils Total Oil and Gas Production 15
3.4 Regulatory and Fiscal Regime for Offshore and Sub-salt Developments in Brazil 17

4 Brazil Offshore and Sub-salt, Drivers and Issues 18
4.1 Brazil Recorded the Highest Number of Oil and Gas Discoveries Globally in 2012 (as of October) 18
4.2 Petrobras has Planned Major Investments in Sub-salt Areas to Boost Production 19
4.3 FPSOs are Playing a Key Role in Deep and Ultradeep Water Projects in Brazil 20
4.4 Subsalt Oil and Gas Activities in Brazil Face Several Technical and Regulatory Challenges 20

5 Sub-salt Discoveries in Brazil, Key Active Exploration Blocks by Acreage 21
5.1 Santos Basin has 43 Active Exploration Blocks 21
5.2 The Campos Basin has 33 Active Exploration Blocks 22
5.3 Espirito Santo Basin has 27 Active Exploration Blocks 23

6 Subsalt Discoveries in Brazil, Discoveries by Basins 24
6.1 Petrobras and OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes have Made the Most of the Discoveries in Brazils Offshore and Sub-salt Areas 26
6.2 Brazil, Offshore and Sub-salt Discoveries by Blocks 27
6.2.1 Santos Basin has Recorded 69 Oil and Gas Discoveries Since 2004 27
6.2.2 C-M-592 has been the Most Prolific Exploration Block in the Campos Basin based on Number of Discoveries 30
6.2.3 BES-100 Exploration Block has Witnessed the Largest Number of Discoveries in Espirito Santo Basin Since 2004 32

7 Brazil, Production from Offshore and Sub-salt Basins 34
7.1 Commercial Production from Brazils Sub-salt Areas Started in 2010 34
7.2 Brazils Offshore, Sub-salt Oil and Gas Production to Increase Substantially by 2020 35

8 Brazil, Offshore and Sub-salt Discoveries, Competitive Landscape 36
8.1 Petrobras S.A. Leads in Exploration Activities, Oil and Gas Discoveries and Production in the Offshore and Sub-salt Regions of Brazil 36
8.2 Repsol Brasil S.A. has the Second Highest Number of Exploration Blocks in Brazilian offshore and Sub-salt Regions after Petrobras 38
8.3 OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes S.A. has Made the Highest Number of Discoveries in the Brazilian Offshore and Sub-salt Regions after Petrobras S.A. 39

9 Appendix 41
9.1 Market Definition 41
9.2 Abbreviations 41
9.3 Sources 42
9.4 Methodology 42
9.4.1 Coverage 42
9.4.2 Secondary Research 43
9.4.3 Primary Research 43
9.4.4 Expert Panel Validation 43
9.5 Contact Us 44
9.6 Disclaimer 44

List of Table

1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Offshore and Subsalt E&P Industry, Brazil, Santos Basin, Key Data, 2012 (as of October) 10
Table 2: Offshore and Subsalt E&P Industry, Brazil, Number of Blocks in Santos Basin, by Operator, 2012 (October) 11
Table 3: Offshore and Subsalt E&P Industry, Brazil, Campos Basin, Key Data, 2012 (October) 12
Table 4: Offshore and Subsalt E&P Industry, Brazil, Key Operators by Number of Blocks in Campos Basin, 2012 (October) 13
Table 5: Offshore and Subsalt E&P Industry, Brazil, Espirito Santo Basin, Key Data, 2012 (October) 14
Table 6: Offshore and Subsalt E&P Industry, Brazil, Key Operators by Number of Blocks in Espirito Santo Basin, 2012 (to October) 14
Table 7: Offshore and Subsalt E&P Industry, Brazil, Fiscal and Regulatory Regime, 2012 (to October) 17
Table 8: Offshore and Sub-salt Industry, Brazil, Major Planned Projects, Petrobras S.A, 2012-2020 19
Table 9: Offshore and Subsalt Discoveries, Brazil, Santos Basin, Key Active Exploration Blocks, km2, 2012 (to October) 21
Table 10: Offshore and Subsalt Discoveries, Brazil, Campos Basin, Key Active Exploration Blocks, km2, 2012 (to October) 22
Table 11: Offshore and Subsalt Discoveries, Brazil, Espirito Santo Basin, Key Active Exploration Blocks, km2, 2012 (to October) 23
Table 12: Offshore and Sub Salt Industry, Brazil, Oil and Gas Discoveries by Top Operators, 2004-2012 (to October) 26
Table 13: Offshore and Subsalt Discoveries, Brazil, Santos Basin, Offshore Discoveries by Block, Discovery Type, 2004-2012 (to October) 27
Table 14: Offshore and Sub salt Industry, Brazil, Key Offshore Discoveries by Block, Santos Basin, 2004-2012 (to October) 28
Table 15: Offshore and Sub-salt Industry, Brazil, Type of Discoveries in Campos Basin, 2004-2012 (to October) 30
Table 16: Offshore and Sub-salt Industry, Brazil, Key Offshore Discoveries by Block, Campos Basin, 2004-2012 (to October) 31
Table 17: Offshore and Sub-salt Industry, Brazil, Type of Discoveries in Espirito Santo Basin, 2004-2012 (to October) 32
Table 18: Offshore and Sub-salt Industry, Brazil, Oil and Gas Discoveries in Major Blocks in Espirito Santo Basin, 2004-2012 (to October) 33
Table 19: Offshore and Sub-salt Industry, Brazil, Production from Sub-salt Fields, mmboe, 2007-2011 34

List of Chart

1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Offshore and Sub-salt Discoveries, Brazil, Location Map of Various Oil and Gas Basins, 2012 9
Figure 2: Offshore and Subsalt E&P Industry, Brazil, Location of Key Blocks in Santos Basin, 2012 10
Figure 3: Offshore and Subsalt E&P Industry, Brazil, Location of Key Blocks in Campos Basin, 2012 12
Figure 4: Offshore and Sub Salt Industry, Brazil, Onshore and Offshore Production in Total Oil and Gas Production, mmboe, 2007-2011 15
Figure 5: Offshore and Sub Salt Industry, Brazil, Oil and Gas Production by Basin, mmboe, 2006-2011 16
Figure 6: Offshore and Sub-salt Discoveries, Global, Countries with Largest Number of Oil and Gas Discoveries, 2012 (as of October) 18
Figure 7: Offshore and Subsalt Discoveries, Brazil, Number of Discoveries by Basins, 2004-2012 (to October) 24
Figure 8: Offshore and Sub-salt Industry, Brazil, Campos, Santos and Espirito Santo Basin, Annual Discoveries, 2004-2012 (to October) 25
Figure 9: Offshore and Sub-salt Industry, Brazil, Santos Basin, Number of Discoveries in Top Five Blocks, 2004-2012 (to October) 27
Figure 10: Offshore and Sub-salt Industry, Brazil, Location Map of BM-S-11 and BM-S-9, 2012 29
Figure 11: Offshore and Sub Salt Industry, Brazil, Major Blocks by Number of Discoveries in Campos Basin, 2004-2012 (to October) 30
Figure 12: Offshore and Sub-salt Industry, Brazil, Major Blocks by Number of Discoveries in Esprito Santo Basin, 2004-2012 (to October) 32
Figure 13: Offshore and Sub salt Industry, Brazil, Historic and Forecast Production, mmboe, 2011-2020 35
Figure 14: Offshore and Sub-salt Industry, Brazil, Number of Exploration Blocks Operated by Major Companies, 2012 (to October) 36
Figure 15: Offshore and Sub-salt Industry, Brazil, Company Operations Map, Petrobras S.A, 2012 37
Figure 16: Offshore and Sub-salt Industry, Brazil, Number of Oil and Gas Discoveries by Operator, 2012 (to October) 39
Figure 17: OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes SA, Operational Map, 2012 40

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