Oct 15, 2019
Four more qualified for the ANP 6th pre-salt sharing auction: Enauta, Equinor and Petrogal (operators A) and Cepsa (non-operator). As a result, the number of companies able to participate in the auction rises to 17.
– Equinor already operates pre-salt projects, such as Carcará, in Santos, and Pão de Açúcar, in Campos; as well as post salt, such as the Peregrino Field and exploratory blocks in Espírito Santo. Enauta operates the Atlanta field in Santos and other offshore exploration assets.
– Petrogal, a 70% -30% joint venture between Galp and Sinopec, is a partner in pre-salt fields, but does not operate offshore assets in Brazil. Cepsa (Compañia Española de Petróleo) is a partner in two blocks in the Ceará basin (CE-M-665 and CE-M-717), operated by Premier Oil. It is also the parent company of Deten Química, in Camaçari, Bahia.
– At the beginning of the month, 13 companies were qualified and registered: BP, Chevron, CNODC, CNOOC, ExxonMobil, Petrobras, Petronas, Repsol Sinopec and Shell (operators). And Ecopetrol, Murphy, QPI and Whintershall DEA (non-operators).