Deepwater Oil Drilling: Latin America

Petrobras completes ultra-deepwater Farfan extension well test

Formation testing at Petrobras’ well 3-BRSA-1286-SES in the BM-SEAL-11 concession of the Sergipe-Alagoas basin has confirmed two light oil and gas formations.

Trio agree on charter arrangement for Petrobras FPSO

MODEC, Mitsui and Marubeni have committed to invest in a long-term charter business to provide an FPSO for Petrobras’ Tartaruga Verde and Tartaruga Mestiça oil fields offshore southeast Brazil.

QGEP contracts McDermott for SURF on deepwater Atlanta early production system

McDermott International Inc. (NYSE:MDR) and a consortium partner have won the SURF engineering, product supply, and installation scope for the Atlanta early production system in the Santos basin offshore Brazil by Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção SA.

B&S looks to re-start Darwin drilling campaign offshore Falklands

Borders & Southern (B&S) continues to seek partners to progress appraisal of its Darwin gas/condensate discovery south of the Falkland Islands.

Petrobras updates results of second Libra appraisal well

Petrobras and its partners have completed drilling of extension well 3-RJS-735/735A in the central part of the Libra block in the Santos basin.

Moita Bonita well establishes Brazil deepwater record

Petrobras says it set a new water depth record for exploratory drilling offshore Brazil.

Petrobras puts Papa-Terra platform P-61 onstream

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) has started up platform P-61 at the Papa-Terra field in the Campos basin offshore Brazil.

Petrobras begins deepwater Búzios field production

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) has begun start-up of the early production system at the Búzios field in the Santos basin offshore Brazil. 

Technip to supply flexible pipe for Lula Alto offshore Brazil

Tupi BV has contracted Technip to supply flexible pipes for the Lula Alto field development in the Santos basin presalt area offshore Brazil.

Petrobras, Seadrill amend drilling rig contract terms

Seadrill Ltd. has announced that Petrobras approval had been received for the extensions of the ultra-deepwater semisubmersibles the West Taurus and West Eminence

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