Buzios News

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 Says Buzios Field Hit Output Record in July

Aug 06, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has said its Buzios deepwater field off Brazil broke monthly oil production record for July.Petrobras said Wednesday that its floating production storage and offloading units installed at the deepwater oilfield had reached new monthly production records in July…

Webinar: Floating Production Forecasts & Analysis

Jul 24, 2020

A free webinar will deliver latest forecasts and market intelligence for the global floating production industry, offering insider access to business and investment opportunities in the deepwater sector.Floating Production Systems: 2020 Forecasts & Analysis…

Petrobras Launches Tender for Buzios FPSO Trio

Jul 24, 2020

Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras said on Friday it has approved the start of a tender to build three new floating platforms, known as FPSOs, in the Buzios oilfield, one of the biggest deepwater discoveries this century.Earlier in July…

Coronavirus Outbreaks Hit Petrobras' Quarterly Output

Jul 21, 2020

Coronavirus outbreaks at a number of platforms operated by Brazil's Petrobras hit production in the second quarter, the company said on Tuesday, though the firm indicated output may improve in certain regions.In a securities filing, Petroleo Brasileiro SA…

Keppel to Deliver Components for Two MODEC FPSOs

Jul 15, 2020

Singapore's Keppel O&M has received orders from Japan's FPSO leasing company MODEC to deliver components for two FPSO units. The orders are worth S$73 million (USD52,5 million) in total.In Singapore, Keppel Shipyard will fabricate, complete…

Petrobras Reports Buzios Field Production Record

Jul 14, 2020

Brazil's Petrobras said production from four of its floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO) in the Buzios field located in the Santos Basin, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, combined to achieve a daily record output on Monday…

Rystad: FPSO Contract Awards to Rebound in 2021 after Poor 2020

Jul 08, 2020

Norway-based energy intelligence firm Rystad Energy said Tuesday it didn't expect any new FPSO orders this year, however, it expects the situation will improve next year when it foresees seven new FPSO to be ordered.'Hit by the second industry downturn in five years…

Petrobras to Launch Tender for Brazil's Biggest Ever FPSO

Jul 08, 2020

Petrobras is preparing to launch a tender to build Brazil's largest-ever oil platform, according to two people with knowledge of the matter, as the state-controlled oil firm pushes ahead with ambitious plans to boost deepwater production.Petroleo Brasileiro SA…

Saipem to Install Subsea Equipment at Petrobras' Buzios Field

Jul 06, 2020

Italian oilfield services company Saipem has been awarded a $325 million contract by Petrobras for the installation of a rigid riser-based subsea system to serve the Búzios pre-salt project.The Búzios-5 overall production system foresees the interconnection of 15 wells to the FPSO in two phases…

Buzios Oil Field Achieves Daily Production Record

Jun 29, 2020

Brazil's Petrobras said that its platforms P-74, P-75, P-76 and P-77 located in the deepwater Buzios oil field, the largest in the world, achieved record production levels on June 27, totaling 664,000 bpd and 822,000 boed.The oil company said it sold 764…

Petrobras Sees No Need to Cut Oil Production

May 15, 2020

Brazil's state-run Petrobras sees no need for cuts in oil production, executives say, as the market for its crude remains robust in China, while domestic demand for fuel picks up amid social distancing fatigue in Latin America's largest economy…

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…

Veolia's Seawater System for MODEC FPSO

Jan 31, 2020

Japanese FPSO giant MODEC has ordered a seawater treatment package for the FPSO Almirante Barroso from Veolia Water Technologies.Under the contract, Veolia will be responsible for the design and procurement of equipment with construction for a seawater treatment plant sizedfor 280…

Petrobras on Track to Become World's Top Producer

Nov 20, 2019

Brazil’s Petrobras is on track to become the world’s largest oil producer among publicly listed companies by 2030, based on Rystad Energy’s latest data and forecasts.Brazil’s biggest-ever oil auctions in November were generally deemed to be disappointing…

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