Natural gas burns off at the Petrobras Palataforma 26, about 100 miles from the Brazilian coastline in the Campos Basin of the Atlantic Ocean. With the discovery of new oil deposits in the basin, Brazil hopes to start producing 2 million barrels a day, thus becoming self-sufficient.
Author: Douglas Engle/AustralFoto
Date created: 7 May 2003
File size: 569.2KB
City: Rio de Janeiro
Keywords: brazil, rio de janeiro, platform, petroleum, petrobras, petroleo, energia, plataforma, marina, exploracion, brasil