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Petrobras Starts Production at Atapu

Jun 25, 2020

Brazil's state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Thursday that it has commenced oil and gas production at the Atapu well in the eastern portion of the country's massive Santos basin.Petrobras, as the company is known, is operating the well with the P-70 floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO), which has daily production capacity of 150,000 barrels of oil and 6 million cubic meters of natural gas…

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…

Oil Workers' Union, Petrobras Dismiss 'Fake News' of Helicopter Crash Offshore Brazil

Jun 10, 2020

Brazilian oil workers' union and oil company Petrobras have this week dismissed reports of a helicopter crash in the Campos basin, as fake news.Union SindipetroNF issued a statement is which it said that the 'news published in some media on Monday…

Petrobras Strikes Pre-Salt Oil Find

Apr 03, 2020

Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras has made an oil discovery in deep waters offshore Brazil.Petrobras said Thursday it had discovered the presence of oil in the pioneer well of the Uirapuru block, located in the Santos Basin pre-salt…

Petrobras to Double Oil Output Cuts Amid "Worst Oil Industry Crisis in 100 Years."

Apr 02, 2020

Brazil's Petrobras will double its oil output cuts to 200,000 barrels per day, or about 6% of total production, and shorten work hours as the state-controlled company responds to what its chief executive has called the 'worst oil industry crisis in 100 years…

FPSO P-70 'Stable' After Storm Pushes it Near Coast

Feb 03, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petrobras said Friday that the recently delivered FPSO P-70 was stable after a storm that hit Rio de Janeiro last Thursday pushed the FPSO near a beach in Niteroi.'Due to the storm that hit the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro on Thursday night (01/30)…

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