Jupiter field

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Location Brazil.svg
Country Brazil
Region Latin America
Location/block BM-S-24
Offshore/onshore Offshore
Operators Petrobras
Partners Galp Energia
Field history
Discovery 2008
Estimated oil in place 5 MMBoe
Estimated gas in place 17,000×10^9 cu ft (480×10^9 m3)
Producing formations Barremian, Lower Aptian Guaratiba Formation

On January 21, 2008, Petrobras announced the discovery of the Jupiter field, a huge natural gas and condensate (very light oil) field which could equal the Lula oil field in size (5-8 billion BOE). It is located in the Santos Basin, 37 km (23 mi) east of Tupi, 5,100 m (16,730 ft) below the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in a water depth of 2,187 m (7,175 ft), 290 km (180 mi) from Rio de Janeiro.[1][2]