May 11, 2020 / 12:44 PM / 3 months ago

Brazil's Petrobras finds new 'optimum quality' oil within pre-salt region

SAO PAULO, May 11 (Reuters) - Brazil state-controlled oil company Petrobras said on Monday it identified a 208-meter reservoir of "optimum quality" oil in the Buzios oilfield, within the so-called pre-salt region.

Petrobras said it also found a new oil well within the pre-salt, but in the separate Albacora field. The reservoir has 214 meters and the presence of light oil, Petrobras said.

Reporting by Luciano Costa, editing by Louise Heavens

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