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BW Energy: No Formal Decision on Petrobras' Assets Buy

Sep 27, 2021

Oslo-listed oil and gas company BW Energy, responding to press speculation, said Monday it had not made any formal decision to buy any of Brazil-based Petrobras' assets.BW Energy said it had noted the press speculation regarding the possibility of BW Energy acquiring the Golfinho field in Brazil…

Exxon Investing in Brazil's Offshore Fields to Reduce CO2 Emissions

Aug 19, 2021

Exxon Mobil Corp sees its investments in Brazil's offshore helping the company achieve a goal of lowering carbon emissions in its oil and gas production, country head Juan Lessmann said on Wednesday.Exxon's board is considering a pledge to cut…

Chevron Sees Brazil's Pre-salt Oil as Prize Asset

Aug 17, 2021

Chevron Corp is hoping to play a role in Brazil's pre-salt oil discoveries, the U.S. oil major's Brazil chief said on Tuesday at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston.The 'pre-salt chapter' might be the most important development in Chevron's more than century-long presence in Brazil…

GlobalData: Brazil to Lead Offshore Oil and Condensate Output in 2025

Aug 13, 2021

Energy intelligence firm GlobalData expects Brazil to contribute around 23% or 1.3 million barrels per day (mmbd) of global crude oil and condensate production in 2025 from key offshore planned and announced projects (new-build projects) that are expected to start operations between 2021 to 2025…

TechnipFMC Wins Subsea Contract for Petrobras’ Búzios 6-9 Fields

Jun 29, 2021

TechnipFMC said on Tuesday it has been awarded a subsea contract by Petrobras for the Búzios 6-9 fields, located in the deepwater Santos basin offshore Brazil.TechnipFMC, which called the award is 'substantial', worth between $250 million and $500 million…

MSS Wins Libra Consortium Contract in Brazil

Jun 21, 2021

Maersk Supply Service reports winning a solutions project contract for the Libra Consortium in Brazil for the pre-lay of anchors to a newbuild FPSO in Brazil, a project integrating engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI)…

Aker Solutions Awarded 'Large' Subsea Service Deal with Petrobras

Jun 09, 2021

Norway's Aker Solutions has signed 'a large' framework agreement with Petrobras to provide subsea lifecycle services for Petrobras-operated oil and gas fields offshore Brazil. The agreement has a fixed period of three years and includes an option to extend the contract for two additional years…

Equinor Sanctions $8B Bacalhau Field Development in Brazil

Jun 01, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Equnior has made a final investment decision for the development of the Bacalhau field offshore Brazil.The development of the field located in the Santos Basin will cost around $8 billion. Arne Sigve Nylund, Equinor’s executive vice president for Projects…

Shearwater Hires DOF Subsea's Vessel, ROV for OBN Survey in Brazil

May 25, 2021

Marine seismic contractor Shearwater Geoservices has awarded subsea support vessel operator DOF Subsea a vessel and an ROV contract for seismic support work in Brazil.DOF Subsea's Skandi Neptune vessel will support Shearwater's Ocean Bottom Node seismic campaigns on Petrobras' Jubarte…

TGS Starts 2D Survey Offshore Brazil

May 13, 2021

Norway-based TGS, a provider of seismic data for oil and gas exploration, has this week started the acquisition of Pelotas 2D multi-client phase 3 offshore Brazil.The survey located in the Pelotas Basin covers approximately 17,000 line kilometers…

Petrobras Awards 4D Seismic Survey Contract to Shearwater

May 12, 2021

Marine seismic surveyor Shearwater GeoServices has secured a 4D monitoring contract with Petrobras for towed streamer seismic acquisition in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.These 3D and 4D programs will be conducted over 9-months by the SW Empress vessel over the Marlim…

Baker Hughes to Deliver Subsea Equipment for Petrobras' Campos Basin Fields

May 03, 2021

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes has won a subsea oilfield equipment contract with the Brazilian oil company Petrobras as part of the Marlim and Voador field revitalization plan in the Campos Basin, offshore Brazil. Baker Hughes will supply…

Kraken Robotics Buys Brazil's 13 Robotics

Apr 19, 2021

Canada-based offshore robotics company Kraken Robotics has acquired Brazil's 13 Robotics Ltda of Brazil (“13R”).The 13R team, with offices in Rio de Janeiro and Salvador, Brazil, consists of software developers and engineers who have significant…

Petrobras Confirms Luna as New CEO, Names New Division Heads

Apr 19, 2021

The board of Petrobras has elected four career executives to head up key company divisions rather than bringing in more outsiders, Brazil's state-controlled oil company said on Friday, confirming news previously reported by Reuters.The board of directors of Petroleo Brasileiro SA…

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