Bacalhau News

4Subsea to Monitor Steel Catenary Risers on Giant FPSO in Brazil

Oct 12, 2021

4Subsea, a provider of tech solutions for the offshore energy industry, has secured a service agreement to monitor steel catenary risers on the Bacalhau field FPSO, offshore Brazil. The field, in Brazil's Santos Basin, is operated by Norway's Equinor…

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…

Boosted by Higher Oil Prices, Galp Swings to Net Profit

Jul 26, 2021

Portuguese oil and gas company Galp Energia swung to a net profit in the second quarter thanks to higher crude prices and refining margins, but cautioned on the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.In a statement accompanying the figures…

Decarbonizing Offshore Drilling: FUELSAVE Pens Deal with Seadrill

Jul 13, 2021

Germany-based 'cleantech' provider FUELSAVE has signed a contract with offshore drilling company Seadrill to deploy its advanced combustion conditioning technology on Seadrill's drillship.The technology promises to reduce primary fuel oil consumption and cut Co2 and GHG emissions from the rig…

FPSO Demand Booming: 10 Units Expected to Be Ordered in 2022

Jul 05, 2021

More FPSO contracts were awarded in the second quarter of 2021 than during the whole of 2020, with Rystad Energy expecting FPSO awards to reach a total of 10 units in 2021. Rystad has also noted muted interest from suppliers for some recent FPSO tenders…

Miko Marine Delivers Magnetic Blanking Set for Bacalhau FPSO

Jun 24, 2021

Norwegian company Miko Marine has shipped out the first magnetic blanking set destined for the Brazilian offshore sector from its fabrication plant in Haugesund, Norway. However, the set is not going to Brazil, but to the DSIC yard in Dalian…

UTC: The Race to the Lowest Emission Barrel

Jun 16, 2021

Operators have called for greater certification and ‘provenance’ of oil and gas production and encourage competition when it comes to lowest emission barrels as they position their businesses to align with the energy transition.Speaking at the…

OneSubsea Taps Siemens Energy for Bacalhau Subsea Sensors, Connectors

Jun 08, 2021

Schlumberger's OneSubsea has ordered a turnkey package from Siemens Energy for the Bacalhau field development project in the Pre-salt region of the Santos Basin. The Bacalhau oilfield, operated by Equinor, is located approximately 115 miles (185 kilometers) off Sao Paulo…

PHOTO: First Steel Cut for Bacalhau FPSO Topside

Jun 08, 2021

The first steel cutting ceremony was held last week at the BOMESC yard in China for the topside of an FPSO to be deployed at the Equinor-operated Bacalhau oil field off Brazil.The Bacalhau FPSO will be deployed to develop the first phase of the Bacalhau field in Brazil's pre-salt Santos Basin…

MODEC Confirms Bacalhau FPSO Order

Jun 03, 2021

Japanese FPSO specialist MODEC has been awarded the contract for the delivery of an FPSO unit for Equinor's Bacalhau development.The EPCI contract award follows the final investment decision for the development of the field, announced by Equinor and its partners Tuesday…

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…

Portugal's Galp to Limit Fossil Fuel Spending, Set Aside 30% of Capex for Renewables

Jun 02, 2021

Portugal's Galp Energia will sharpen its focus on renewable energy and limit fossil fuel spending to already approved developments, resulting in a 20% cut in five-year capital expenditure, the company said on Wednesday.Oil and gas company Galp is following a broader trend…

Subsea Integration Alliance Awaiting Final Confirmation of Major Equinor Contract

Jun 01, 2021

Subsea Integration Alliance, a joint venture between Subsea 7 and Schlumberger's OneSubsea, is anticipating final confirmation of a major contract award by Equinor 'in the near future,' Subsea 7 said Tuesday.Subsea 7 defines a major contract…

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…

Nexans to Deliver Umbilicals for Equinor's Offshore Oilfield in Brazil

May 19, 2021

Subsea Integration Alliance, a partnership between OneSubsea and Subsea 7, has awarded offshore cable firm Nexans a contract to deliver umbilicals for Equinor's Bacalhau project offshore Brazil.Under the contract, Nexans will design, manufacture…

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