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Report: Official Says Brazil's Lower-carbon Oil projects Can Attract Majors

Aug 17, 2021

Rising calls to cut carbon emissions and to reduce global warming could generate more offshore partnerships and increase the output of cleaner oil for Brazil, the production chief of state-controlled Petrobras said in an interview.Brazil oil officials are in Houston at an offshore oil conference shopping for partners to develop deepwater oilfields that will be auctioned in December. The fields will…

Project Launched to Deploy Thermoplastic Composite Pipe Flowlines, Risers in Brazil's Pre-Salt Area

Aug 25, 2021

Thermoplastic composite pipe technology developer Strohm has entered a joint industry program with Shell and Petrobras with the goal of deploying its Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP) Flowline and Riser technology offshore Brazil.Strohm said…

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…

TechnipFMC Pays Final Installment to Petrobras in Bribery Settlement Case

Jun 25, 2021

Brazilian oil company Petrobras said Friday it had received the third and final installment from TechnipFMC-affiliated companies as part of a leniency agreement struck in 2019 to resolve anti-corruption investigations in Brazil.Petrobras said…

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…

Subsea Integration Alliance Confirms Bacalhau EPCI Contract

Jun 02, 2021

Subsea Integration Alliance, a partnership between Subsea 7 and Schlumberger's OneSubsea, has officially received the contract for the delivery of subsea equipment and flowlines for Equinor's recently sanctioned Bacalhau field development offshore Brazil…

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…

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