Oil & Gas Production: 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.

BG delivers first gas from Starfish offshore Trinidad and Tobago

BG Group has produced first gas from the Starfish field in the East Coast Marine Area of Trinidad. 

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.

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.

BG to rethink options for Jackdaw in North Sea

BG Group and its partners are delaying a sanction decision on the ultra-high-pressure/high-temperature Jackdaw project in the UK central North Sea.

 

Deltamarin to work with Jurong on Libra FPSO conversion

Deltamarin has entered into a contract with Jurong Shipyard for basic engineering of the Petrobras-operated Libra FPSO.

 

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.

Petrobras begins commercial production in presalt Santos basin

Petrobras’ FPSO Cidade de Mangaratiba went into operation Oct. 14 at the Santos basin presalt area of Iracema Sul, in the Lula field, block BM-S-11, offshore Brazil.

Petrobras makes ultra-deepwater discovery in Espírito Santo basin

Petrobras has confirmed the extension an accumulation of hydrocarbons in the ultra-deep waters of the Espírito Santo basin postsalt deposits. Extension well 3-BRSA-1253D-ESS (ANP nomenclature)/3-ESS-219D (Petrobras nomenclature), known as Pudim, was drilled at a water depth of 1,886 m (6,188 ft) to confirm the discovery.

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