The expectation for the next round of auctions of the áreas located in the pré-sal grows, the auctions will occur in 3 days. It will be offered 8 blocks in the Brazillian pré-sal polygon, wich will be avaliable for public sale in two auctions. According to Décio Oddone, CEO of ANP, “Our expectation is that all áreas be hired with rivalry in the ‘profit oil’”.
With the 15ª round, the Government expects to profit R$ 7,7 billions (U$ 2,15 billions), this value calculated only by the round signatures. Cesário Cecchi, new Director of ANP, believes that the eight blocks of pré-sal offered will be competed, as there will be a fierce dispute for some of them.
In the 14ª round, the previous round realized, only 13% of the 287 blocks were sold off. The blocks wich resulted in a fierce dispute are located in the called “franja do pré-sal”, next to the border of the pré-sal. This round generated a profit of more than R$ 3,8 billions (U$ 0,92 billions) for Brazil.
The pré-sal is a gigantic reservatory of oil and natural gas. The regions is encountered in the Santos, Campos and Espírito Santo Basins (in between the the States of Santa Catarina and Espírito Santo), the regions i salso recognized as one of the major and more importante discoveries in all world.
The regions is composed of fine sediments and high quality. In only 7 years, the production os oil barrels growth from 41 thousand barrels per day to 1 million barrels, the CEO of ANP, Décio Oddone, emphasized “the pré-sal is an extraordinary province. It have big reserves and a very large productivity capacity.”
This will not be the last round realized by the Gorvenment, in april of this year, the Minister of Mines and Energy, Carlos Filhos, already announced a round calendar in the áreas located in the province of pré-sal, this calendar will be extend to 2019.
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