Polvo is a producing heavy oil field located in shallow water in Brazil and is operated by Petro Rio O&G Exploracao e Producao de Petroleo. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block BM-C-8 (Polvo), with water depth of 397 feet. Buy the profile here.

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Field participation details

The field is owned by Prio.

Production from Polvo

The Polvo heavy oil field recovered 65.47% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2010. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2039.

About Petro Rio O&G Exploracao e Producao de Petroleo

Petro Rio O&G Exploracao e Producao de Petroleo Ltda, a subsidiary of Prio SA, is engaged in the exploration, development and distribution of oil and natural gas. The company is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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This content was updated on 14 May 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Oil & Gas Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of 34,000+ oil and gas fields, 400,000+ exploration blocks, 1,100+ LNG terminals, 3,400+ gas processing plants, 5,000+ storage terminals, and 8,000+ pipelines, 1,400+ refineries and 13,000+ petrochemical plants worldwide.