Oil & Gas Production: Latin America

SBM admitted to Libra FPSO tender process

SBM Offshore’s main Brazilian subsidiary has received written notification from Petrobras that it can participate in the recently issued Libra and Sépia FPSO tenders.

Statoil contracts Wood Group for Peregrino field services

Statoil has awarded Wood Group a four-year operations and maintenance contract covering wellhead platforms Alpha and Bravo, and the FPSO Peregrino offshore Brazil.

Partners consider novel financing schemes for Sea Lion project offshore the Falklands

Rockhopper has updated its targets for Sea Lion, the first planned field development offshore the Falkland Islands.

FPSO Cidade de Itaguaí enters production offshore Brazil

Operating in the Iracema Norte area of Lula field offshore Brazil, the FPSO Cidade de Itaguaí has achieved first oil production five months ahead of the schedule, according to MODEC.


Shell aimed to re-start exploration drilling offshore Alaska last month, assuming sea ice had cleared.


The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board has conditionally approved Husky Energy's amended development plan for the White Rose extension project.

SBM receives contract extension for Yetagun storage vessel

SBM Offshore has received notification of a three-year extension of its contract to operate the FSO Yetagun offshore Myanmar.

Peregrino reaches production milestone offshore Brazil

Statoil has produced the 100 millionth barrel of oil from the Peregrino field in the Campos basin offshore Brazil.

Second floater goes online at Iracema North offshore Brazil

The Cidade de Itaguaí FPSO has started production on the Iracema North area of the Lula field in the Santos basin block BM-S-11. 

Brazil group files Iara area development plans

BG says the Petrobras-led BM-S-11 consortium has submitted initial field development plans for the Atapú, Sururu, and Berbigão areas in the deepwater Santos basin offshore Brazil.


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Anadarko’s decommissioning of the first-ever cell spar in the Gulf of Mexico

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Offshore Design Optioneering using Cloud Computing

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