This is the first drilling in a program that forecasts exploration of three wells this year, year by a consortium consists of Maersk Oil (50% and operator), Sonangol (20%), Odebrecht Oil and Gas (15%) and Devon Energy Corporation (15%). Since 2002, the consortium has been operating in the region. With the finding in Angola, the company consolidates the resumption of investment in Exploration & Production of Oil and Gas. In early 2008, Odebrecht Oil and Gas reported the commercial availability of the first exploratory well at Bloc POT-T-612 in the Potiguar Basin (Carcar Field), in the northern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Norte.