Buzios News

Petrobras, SBM Offshore Sign LoI for Giant Búzios Field FPSO

Feb 25, 2021

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has signed a letter of intent with Dutch FPSO supplier SBM Offshore for the delivery of an FPSO to be deployed in the Búzios field in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.SBM Offshore will be responsible for the engineering…

Report: Keppel Submits Lowest Bid to Build FPSO for Petrobras' Buzios Field

Feb 04, 2021

A consortium led by Singapore-based Keppel Shipyard Limited offered Brazil's Petrobras the lowest price to build a floating platform for Buzios, Latin America's second-largest oil field, three people close to the competition said.Keppel offered to build P-78…

Petrobras Says 2020 Oil Output Averaged Record 2.28 Million BPD

Jan 07, 2021

Brazil's state-run oil company Petrolero Brasileiro SA produced a record 2.28 million barrels of oil per day on average in 2020, according to a securities filing on Thursday.The combined oil and natural gas output of Petrobras, as the company is known…

Petrobras Finds 'Excellent Quality' Oil at Buzios Field Well

Dec 24, 2020

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras has said it has confirmed oil of excellent quality with the drilling of well 9-BUZ-48D-RJS, located in the extreme northwest of Búzios field in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.The well is located 188 km from the…

Petrobras Boosts Output Forecast

Oct 22, 2020

Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras said on Tuesday that 2020 production should exceed previously disclosed estimates, as the firm ramps up production at some of its most prolific offshore oilfields.Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as the company is formally known…

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…

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