Deepwater Oil Drilling: Latin America

Petrojarl I to be converted for early production operations offshore Brazil

Teekay Offshore Partners has entered an agreement to provide an FPSO for the Atlanta field in the Santos basin offshore Brazil.

Papa-Terra marks first use of dry tree floating technology offshore Brazil

Petrobras started production from the Papa-Terra field on Nov. 11, 2013. Papa-Terra is a heavy-oil field in block BC-20 of the Campos basin offshore Brazil in 1,190 m (3,903 ft) of water. Development consists of an FPSO, the first tension leg wellhead platform in Brazil, and a tender assisted drilling unit.

Top 5 Projects of 2014

The editors of Offshore magazine have selected five projects that exemplify best-in-class among those that were completed during the first three quarters of this year.

Petrobras reports gas discovery offshore deepwater Colombia

Petrobras has reported the discovery natural gas at the Orca–1 exploratory well in the Tayrona block, located in Colombian Caribbean deepwater, 40 km (25 mi) off the coast of La Guajira, Colombia.

Second Libra well on track offshore Brazil

Petrobras says a second appraisal well in the Libra block in the Santos basin has reached the salt base.

Petrobras starts-up FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela

Petrobras has started production through the FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela from the Sapinhoá field in the Santos basin presalt offshore Brazil.

Technip to supply flexible pipe for Iracema North offshore Brazil

The Tupi BV consortium of Petrobras Netherland, BG, and Galphabe has contracted Technip to supply flexible pipe for the presalt Iracema North field in the Santos basin offshore Brazil.

Rio Oil & Gas highlights deepwater challenges, opportunities

Future trends and innovations to help re-ignite Brazil's offshore industry were the focus of the 2014 Rio Oil & Gas Expo and Conference held in Barra da Tijuca in September. Hosted by the Brazilian Petroleum Institute, the event looked to underline the country's future within the global industry during a shift in the geopolitical landscape.

Presalt offshore oil drives Petrobras production to new records

Petrobras’ oil and gas production reached a new high last month of 2.795 MMboe/d, up 0.5% from September’s figure.

Pacific Rubiales signs MOU with PEMEX

Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. has entered into a three-year memorandum of understanding with PEMEX, establishing the basis for discussions and analysis of potential oil and gas cooperation in Mexico.

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