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Offshore Drilling & Completion: Latin America

Petrobras finds more oil in Moita Bonita

Petrobras has proven an extension of a gas and light oil discovery in the Moita Bonita area of the Sergipe-Alagoas basin offshore Brazil.

Swissco to supply MODUs

Swissco Holdings Ltd. and four wholly owned subsidiaries of Scott and English Energy Pte. Ltd. have entered into charter contracts worth around $94.8 million.

Libra campaign kicks off in presalt offshore Brazil

Petrobras says the NS-36 rig (Schain Cerrado) has spudded the first exploration well in the Libra area in the presalt Santos basin. 

Tullow on course for goals offshore Ghana

Tullow Oil has issued an update on its various programs offshore West Africa and South America.

Joint venture tackles challenge of Brazilian presalt

Repsol has operated the Brazilian presalt block BM-C-33, located in the Campos basin, since 1997. There, the company has made the discoveries of Pao de Acucar, Seat, and Gavea, which are estimated to hold more than 700 MMbbl of light oil and 3 tcf of gas, representing the biggest discovery ever made by a private company in Brazil. The authors review the main aspects of the operations carried out in block BM-C-33 through the joint venture Repsol Sinopec Brasil.

Karoon secures rig for Santos basin campaign

Karoon Gas Australia has contracted QGOG Constellation’s semisubmersible drilling rig Olinda Star for up to four wells offshore Brazil.

Solan set for offshore construction phase

Premier Oil says construction and onshore commissioning of the platform for its Solan oilfield development West of Shetland are nearing completion.

Seadrill/SapuraKencana JV starts Petrobras job

Seadrill Ltd and SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad report that their jointly owned entity Sapura Navegação Marítima (SNM) has begun operations of its first pipe-laying support vessel, the Sapura Diamante, for Petrobras.

Repsol proves more oil in Teak offshore Trinidad

Repsol has discovered oil in a new part of the offshore Teak B field in the TSOP block offshore eastern Trinidad.

McDermott completes Ayatsil-B platform in Bay of Campeche

McDermott International Inc. has completed the Ayatsil-B offshore drilling platform for PEMEX in the Bay of Campeche Ayatsil field.

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