Saturday, October 17, 2009

OGX Finds 1.5 Billion Barrels of Oil off Brazil Coast

Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes SA, the oil firm controlled by billionaire Eike Batista, said it may have found as much as 1.5 billion barrels of crude in one of its blocks off Brazil’s southeastern coast after drilling a well.

The BM-C-43 block, located in the shallow waters of the Campos Basin, may hold between 500 million and 1.5 billion barrels, based on well information and seismic data, Rio de Janeiro-based OGX said today in a regulatory filling. The company owns all of the block, according to its Web site.
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