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Petrobras' P-62 starts production

May 13, 2014

Petrobras began production from its P-62 platform at the Roncador field, in the Campos Basin, off Brazil, the company announced on 12 May. The 111sq km Roncador field is located in a water depth of 1800m and is divided into four modules with differing API densities…

Ceona picks Nautronix for survey work

May 09, 2014

Through water technology and survey company Nautronix has been awarded a five-year frame contract - based on a non-exclusive agreement - by SURF and subsea contractor Ceona, with an initial one year call-off for the supply of survey services…

Petrobras inks Saipem contract

May 07, 2014

Brazil's Petrobras has awarded Saipem an EPCI contract for the Lula Norte, Lula Sul and Lula Extremo Sul Project, to be developed in the Santos Basin Pre-Salt region, about 300km off the coasts of the Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo States. The work scope includes engineering…

OTC14: Brazil's PPSA CEO promises local content 'flexibility'

May 06, 2014

Brazil's desire to fast-track development of the huge Libra pre-salt discovery will require flexibility in enforcing local content regulations, CEO Oswaldo Pedrosa of Pré-Sal Petróleo S.A. (PPSA), the new state-owned company representing Brazilian national interest in pre-salt ventures…

ION inks PEMEX deal

May 05, 2014

ION Geophysical Corporation subsidiary GX Technology (GXT) group has been awarded a multi-year contract with Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX), the national oil company of Mexico. Under this contract, GXT is providing a broad range of seismic…

OTC14: JDR expands in Brazil

May 05, 2014

Umbilical, cable, and IWOCS firm JDR is increasing its global footprint with the opening of a new service and maintenance facility in Brazil. The JDR facility will be the latest addition to the bustling port city of Macaé when it opens for business in Q3 of 2014…

Ceona delivers new vessels to Brazil, GOM

May 05, 2014

Ceona has completed final outfitting of the Polar Onyx and the Normand Pacific to begin clients’ projecs in Brazil and the Gulf of Mexico, respectively. The successful delivery of the two flexlay and subsea construction vessels marks the…

Petrobras propels forward with new platforms

May 01, 2014

Petrobras' demanding newbuild platform schedule proves that the Brazilian giant believes that presalt production shows no sign of slowing down. Peter Howard Wertheim delves into the details of Petrobras' plethora of platforms coming online between now and 2020…

FMC Technologies boosting Brazil's subsea installations

May 01, 2014

Peter Wertheim discusses subsea technology woth Nelson Leite, president of FMC Technologies Brazil. Subsea processing and boosting are fundamental for developing challenging fields. Benefits increase with water depths, flow rates and stepout…

Integrating Ilhabela

May 01, 2014

Brazilian correspondent Claudio Paschoa shares his insights after visiting SBM Offshore & Synergy’s Brasa yard in Niteroi to tour Petrobras’ latest FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela. The first time I visited the Brasa shipyard, a joint venture between SBM Offshore and Synergy…

EMGS, ANCAP partnership

Apr 30, 2014

Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) entered into a partnership agreement with Uruguay's regulating authority for oil and gas exploration, La Administración Nacional de Combustibles, Alcohol y Portland (ANCAP). ANCAP intends to use the…

Pipeline remediation off T&T, Venezuela

Apr 24, 2014

FoundOcean, Inc. and Delta SubSea LLC signed a strategic agreement today to provide subsea grouting and scour remediation services in waters off Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. The two companies bring complementary services to the table…

Chouest signs Brazil port deal

Apr 21, 2014

Brazilian port infrastructure firm Prumo has signed a rental agreement with US vessel builder and operator Edison Chouest. Under the agreement, Edison Chouest will build an offshore logistics support base and ship repair yard for its vessels at Açu Port…

Tenaris opens Brazil R&D center

Apr 15, 2014

The firm invested US$ 39 million in the construction of its research and development center in Brazil, located in UFRJ's Technological Park. The entire investment plan underway in Brazil reaches US$370 million. 'The US$ 39 million investment…

FloaTEC installs TLWP in Campos Basin

Apr 10, 2014

FloaTEC LLC (FloaTEC), a US-based JV between a subsidiary of McDermott International Inc. and Keppel FELS Ltd., announced that the P-61 tension leg wellhead platform (TLWP) has been successfully installed in the Papa Terra Field, Campos Basin…

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