"Sepetiba" News

Petrobras Starts Oil and Gas Production from First of Four Mero Field FPSOs

May 02, 2022

Oil and gas production has started from FPSO Guanabara offshore Brazil, the first definitive production system installed in the Petrobras-operated Mero field, in the Santos Basin pre-salt. Three more FPSOs are planned for deployment at the Mero field…

First of Four FPSOs Deployed at Petrobras' Mero Field

Feb 02, 2022

The Guanabara FPSO has arrived at the Mero field in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil, the Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras has informed.The FPSO, also known as Mero 1, will be the first 'definitive' oil production system at the Mero field…

Fugro's Augmented Reality Camera to Assist with Sepetiba FPSO Mooring

Jan 21, 2022

Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service has awarded Dutch geodata specialist Fugro a subsea survey and positioning contract to support the installation of an anchoring system for the Sepetiba FPSO in Petrobras deepwater Mero 2 project…

SBM Offshore Completes $1.6B Project Financing for FPSO Sepetiba

Sep 16, 2021

Dutch FPSO leasing specialist SBM Offshore has completed the project financing of FPSO Sepetiba for a total of US1.6 billion, which SBM Offshore says, is the largest project financing in the company’s history.FPSO Sepetiba, formerly known as Mero 2…

PJV Valves for Two Brazil FPSOs

Oct 13, 2020

PJ Valves (PJV) has won contracts to supply valves packages for two Brazil-bound FPSOs, the Marlim 2 and Mero 2.The Marlim 2 FPSO will be delivered to Petrobras by Malaysia's Yinson, under the contract signed in March. The FPSO will have the capacity to process up to 70…

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…

Petrobras Taps TechnipFMC for Mero 2 Subsea EPCI

Aug 20, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has awarded oilfield services provider TechnipFMC a subsea engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) scope as part Mero 2 oil field development project offshore Brazil.The Mero 2 project, sanctioned in June 2019…

SBM Offshore Secures $600M Loan for FPSO Sepetiba Construction

Jul 01, 2020

Dutch FPSO supplier SBM Offshore has closed a US$600 million bridge loan facility for the financing of the construction of FPSO Sepetiba (formerly known as Mero 2) destined for deployment in Brazil with Petrobras.SBM Offshore said the loan was…

FPSOs: The New Business Model

Feb 29, 2020

As New Year 2020 unfolds, there are 21 floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO) on order, and unlike a year ago, these — and not floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) — are the unheralded story. Driven by a decent price for oil…

Japanese Partners Buy into Sepetiba FPSO

Dec 13, 2019

Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) have purchased minority interests in the lease and operation of a newbuild floating production, storage and offloading unity (FPSO) from majority owner SBM Offshore. FPSO Sepetiba…

SBM Offshore Inks FPSO Sepetiba Contracts

Dec 11, 2019

SBM Offshore announced on Wednesday that it has firmed up contracts with Brazil’s Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) for the 22.5-years lease and operation of a floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) to be deployed at the Mero field in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil…

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