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Eight OSD Systems to Petrobras

Nov 28, 2018

Sea-state monitoring firm Miros Group is set to supply eight Oil Spill Detection (OSD) systems to Brazilian oil major Petrobras in the world’s largest x-band radar-based OSD surveillance and response contract to date.The agreement is in partnership with Ulstein Belga Marine…

Brazil Ship Collision Reveals Offshore Regulatory Gaps

Nov 28, 2018

Brazil has more than doubled the number of risky ship-to-ship oil transfers this year, but its monitoring of such offshore maneuvers is lax, to a point where a July 2017 collision between two tankers was not reported, according to a Reuters review of government and shipping records…

Perenco Acquires Polo Nordeste Fields

Nov 28, 2018

Petrobras says it reached a USD370mln deal with Perenco to sell its operations in the Polo Nordeste and granted oil 3R Petroleum a 40-year concession to operate 34 oil fields in Bacia Potigar in a deal worth USD453mln.According to a press release…

2018: Exploration outlook, wells to watch

Dec 28, 2017

It’s a smaller, more focused exploration world as we start 2018. Elaine Maslin discusses the main themes for 2018 with Wood Mackenzie’s Andrew Latham (First published in the January 2018 OE, access full issue here). Deepwater is very…

Petrobras plans 4D seismic over Lula field

Nov 07, 2014

Brazilian national oil company Petrobras announced that they will install a permanent 4D seismic monitoring system at the 1500sq km Lula field, in the pre-salt Santos basin. Four-dimensional seismic encompasses time, in addition to the three dimensions of space…

OGX begins Campos basin production

Dec 17, 2013

On 4 Dec 2013, OGX Petroleo e Gas SA , Brazil's second-largest oil company by market value, began production in the Tubarão Martelo field, located in the BM-C-39 and BM-C-40 blocks, through the horizontal well TBMT-8H. On 29 Nov 2013…

OGX secures installation license in Campos basin

Aug 12, 2013

OGX Petróleo e Gás Participações S.A. (OGX)), received the Installation License to begin activities related to the development of oil production in BM-C-39 and BM-C-40 blocks, in the Campos Basin. The license was granted by the Brazilian…

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