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Oil & Gas Production: Latin America

ANP approves Petrobas’ plan to upgrade Marlim field

The National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) has approved a plan for Petrobras to renew its development plan for the Marlim field offshore Brazil.

Petrobras sets new presalt production records in June

In June, Petrobras's presalt production in the Santos and Campos basins increased 6.7% from May, with a volume of 477,000 b/d, setting another monthly record.

Saipem wins contracts for FPSOs in Brazil and Angola

Saipem has won contracts to extend the leasing and upgrading works of the Cidade de Vitoria FPSO in Brazil, along with a lease extension and operation contract for the Gimboa FPSO in Angola. The combined contracts are worth $600 million.

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.

Petrobras updates first extended well test at Iara

Petrobras reports that the extended well test in the evaluation area known as Iara was started June 21 in block BM-S-11, 300 km (186 mi) off the coast and at a water depth of 2,200 m (7,218 ft).

Petrobras’ presalt oil production sets record

Petrobras’ oil production in Brazil in April averaged 1.993 MMb/d, up by 0.4% from March’s production of 1.926 MMb/d. Production from Santos and Campos basin presalt areas increased 4% in April, reaching a volume of 411,000 b/d, setting a new monthly record.

Petrobras steps up maintenance program on fields offshore Brazil

Petrobras has three new maintenance and safety units in operation in the Campos basin offshore Brazil.

Petrobras formalizes Brazil’s 12th round concession contracts

Petrobras has signed 41 concession contracts for blocks acquired under Brazil’s 12th Round of Bidding organized by the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP).

Petrobras starts up production platform P-62 offshore in Campos basin

Petrobras has started production platform P-62, one of the strategic projects of the company’s 2014-2018 Business and Management Plan, on May 12 in Roncador field, Campos basin.

Petrobras concludes deepwater presalt drilling campaign offshore Brazil

Petrobras has completed drilling of Entorno de Iara 3, the final exploratory well under the presalt Santos basin Rights Transfer Agreement.


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