Shell Brasil anuncia acordo com Ecopetrol
out 21, 2019
Negociação envolve venda de 30% de participação no projeto de Gato do Mato; “Continuaremos avançando nas atividades dos blocos de Gato do Mato com os nossos parceiros”, diz André Araujo, presidente da Shell Brasil.
Rio de Janeiro, 21 de outubro de 2019 – A Shell Brasil fechou acordo com a Ecopetrol para a venda de 30% de participação no projeto de Gato do Mato, descoberta no pré-sal da Bacia de Santos que inclui os blocos BM-S-54 e Sul de Gato do Mato.
Após a conclusão da venda, a Shell Brasil continuará como operadora do projeto, com 50% de participação, em consórcio com os parceiros Ecopetrol (30%) e Total (20%).
“A Shell Brasil tem um excelente portfólio em águas profundas, com projetos operados e não-operados que estão sendo explorados, avaliados e desenvolvidos. Essa negociação com a Ecopetrol nos permite otimizar ainda mais esse portfólio. Continuaremos avançando nas atividades dos blocos de Gato do Mato com os nossos parceiros”, diz André Araujo, presidente da Shell Brasil.
A negociação está sujeita à aprovação regulatória.
Sobre os ativos:
Os blocos BM-S-54 e Sul de Gato do Mato estão localizados no coração do pré-sal brasileiro, na Bacia de Santos. A região offshore fica a 200km da costa do Rio de Janeiro, com profundidade de 1.720m a 2.050m.
O BM-S-54 trata-se de um contrato de concessão, iniciado em 2005, resultado da 7ª Rodada de Licitação, enquanto Sul de Gato do Mato é fruto de um contrato de partilha de produção, obtido em 2017, na 2ª Rodada do Pré-Sal da ANP. Os integrantes do consórcio (ainda submetido à aprovação regulatória) serão a Shell Brasil (50%), a Ecopetrol (30%) e a Total (20%) no contrato de concessão do BM-S-54 e no contrato de partilha de produção de Sul de Gato do Mato (que também inclui a PPSA - Pré-sal Petróleo, representando o Governo Federal com 50% de direito de voto).
A campanha de perfuração dos três poços de Gato do Mato foi iniciada em junho de 2019.
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Shell Brasil announces agreement with Ecopetrol
Negotiation involves sale of 30% interest in the the Gato do Mato project
Shell Brasil Petroleo Ltda. (“Shell Brasil”) announces it has entered into an agreement with Ecopetrol for the sale of 30% interest in the the Gato do Mato project, a pre-salt gas-condensate discovery that covers two contiguous blocks: BM-S-54 and Sul de Gato do Mato.
Shell Brasil retains a 50% interest in Gato do Mato and continues as operator of both blocks, with consortium partners Ecopetrol (30%) and Total (20%).
“Shell Brasil has an exciting deep water portfolio with operated and non-operated positions that we are exploring, appraising, and developing. This transaction allows Shell Brasil to further optimize the portfolio. We look forward to progressing activities in the Gato do Mato blocks with our partners,” said Shell Brasil Country Chair André Araujo.
The deal is subject to regulatory approvals.
About the assets:
BM-S-54 and Sul de Gato do Mato blocks are located in the heart of the Brazilian pre-salt. Both blocks are located in the Santos basin, offshore Brazil, 200Km from the Rio de Janeiro coast, in water depth from 1,720m to 2,050m.
BM-S-54 is a Concession Contract, entered into in 2005, as a result of Bid Round 7 and Sul de Gato do Mato a Production Sharing Agreement, obtained in 2017 as a result of ANP 2nd Pre-Salt Concession round. Consortium partners (subject to regulator´s approval) will be Shell Brasil (50%), Ecopetrol (30%) and Total (20%) in the BM-S-54 Concession Contract and additionally, in the Sul de Gato do Mato Production Sharing Agreement (which also includes PPSA - Pré-sal Petróleo, representing the Federal Government with zero participating interest and 50% voting rights).
The Gato do Mato 3 well drilling campaign started in June 2019.
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