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Petrobras' Tupi Field Output Hits Two Billion Barrels Mark

Sep 29, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has informed that the accumulated oil production from the Tupi offshore field in Brazil recently hit the 2 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) mark.The field, dubbed the largest deepwater oil producer in the world, with approximately 1 million barrels per day (bpd), hit the 2 billion barrel milestone in July, Petrobras said, citing data from the national oil and gas regulator ANP…

Brazil: Total Transfers Foz do Amazonas Block to Petrobras

Sep 28, 2020

French oil major Total will transfer its rights in five blocks in Foz do Amazonas Basin off Brazil to Brazil's national oil company Petrobras, and exit the basin.To remind, Total earlier in September announced its decision o give up operatorship over the five exploration blocks in ultra-deep waters…

Petrobras Eyes Sale of Albacora Offshore Fields

Sep 25, 2020

Brazilian national oil company Petrobras has launched a teaser for the potential sale of its interests in Albacora and Albacora Leste deepwater offshore blocks in Brazil.Petrobras is selling a 100% operated working interest in the Albacora offshore…

Petrobras Awards Long Term Charters for POSH Flotel Duo

Sep 25, 2020

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras has awarded Singapore's POSH two long term charters for the semi-submersible accommodation vessels POSH Arcadia and POSH Xanadu.The offshore accommodation rigs will be used for maintenance and accommodation support…

Operation Car Wash: Seadrill Served with Search and Seizure Warrant in Brazil

Sep 24, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill said Thursday its Brazilian subsidiary had been served with a search and seizure warrant in relation to a bribery investigation.'Seadrill Limited confirms that today its subsidiary Seadrill Serviços de Petroleo…

Petrobras Makes Oil Find in Campos Basin Block

Sep 23, 2020

Brazilian national oil company Petrobras has discovered hydrocarbons at the first well drilled in the block C-M-657,in the pre-salt of the Campos Basin in which partners are U.S. ExxonMobil and Norway's Equinor.The exploration well named Naru…

Around 11000 Workers to Leave Petrobras by 2021-end

Sep 18, 2020

Approximately 11,000 employees of Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras have accepted buyout packages and will leave the firm this year or next, Chief Executive Roberto Castello Branco said during an online event on Thursday.That number…

Petrobras Changes Name of Lula Offshore Oil Field After Lawsuit

Sep 17, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has changed the name of Lula  - one of its largest offshore oil fields - back to Tupi.Petrobras had renamed the field from Tupi to Lula in 2010, however, a court recently ordered it to change the name as, while the word Lula means 'squid' in Portuguese…

Wilson Sons Names New CEO of Operations in Brazil

Sep 17, 2020

Brazilian maritime logistics and port operator Wilson Sons has accepted the resignation of Cezar Baião from the position of CEO of Operations in Brazil, effective from March 5, 2021. The company has this week said that its board has accepted…

SBM Offshore in Talks with Petrobras Over Buzios FPSO Charter

Sep 15, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has started negotiations with the Dutch FPSO supplier SBM Offshore over a potential charter of an FPSO to be installed at the giant Buzios field in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.The FPSO, to be named Almirante Tamandaré…

Alfa Laval Pumps for Two Brazil FPSOs

Sep 14, 2020

Sweden's Alfa Laval has secured two orders to supply Framo pumping systems for two FPSOs to operate offshore Brazil.Alfa Laval did not say who the clients were but said the orders had a total value of around SEK 155 million (around USD 17,7 million)…

Siem Offshore PSV Duo Wins Long-term Charters with Total in Brazil

Sep 11, 2020

French oil company Total has awarded two-year contracts to Norway's Siem Offshore for the Siem Atlas and Siem Giant platform supply vessels.Siem Offshore said on Friday that, apart from the two firm two-year deals for the PSV Duo, Total's Brazilian…

Petrobras: Excellent Productivity, High CO2 Levels at Jupiter DST

Sep 08, 2020

Brazil's Petrobras has completed the Drill Stem Test (DST) in the area of the Júpiter Discovery Assessment Plan, located in the Santos Basin pre-salt, reporting excellent well productivity, but high CO2 content.The Jupiter area belongs to the BM-S-24 concession…

Yinson Orders TMC Compressors for Anna Nery FPSO

Sep 07, 2020

Malaysian FPSO provider Yinson has ordered a large marine compressed air system from TMC for the FPSO Anna Nery, which currently under construction in China, and destined for Petrobras' Marlim revitalization project in Brazil.TMC's compressed…

Brazil: Total Gives Up on Foz do Amazonas Offshore Blocks

Sep 07, 2020

French oil major Total has given up operatorship over five exploration blocks located in the Foz do Amazonas Basin, offshore Brazil.'Total announces that it has notified its partners on August 19 about its resignation from its role of operator for five exploration blocks…

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