Oil & Gas Pipeline & Transportation: Latin America

Offshore Brazil pipeline leak shuts down four offshore production platforms

Petrobras has shut down four platforms following detection of a leak in the subsea pipeline connecting the platforms. 

Subsea 7 wins offshore Brazil flex-lay extension

Petrobras has awarded Subsea 7 a two-year, $200-million contract to install flexible lines for various projects offshore Brazil.

QGEP contracts McDermott for SURF on deepwater Atlanta early production system

McDermott International Inc. (NYSE:MDR) and a consortium partner have won the SURF engineering, product supply, and installation scope for the Atlanta early production system in the Santos basin offshore Brazil by Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção SA.

Core Grouting completes Trinidad and Tobago subsea pipeline rectification

Core Grouting Services, an Acteon group company, has completed a pipeline free-span rectification project in Trinidad and Tobago. 

Intelligent CT finds, fixes water production problem offshore Brazil

Fighting the decline curve in offshore wells can be challenging. Scaling, near wellbore compaction, sand buildup, and water breakthrough can all contribute to rapid drop-offs in hydrocarbon production. Coiled tubing operations have been used since the 1960s to combat a range of wellbore challenges, combining bottomhole assemblies and chemicals to achieve the ultimate goal: increased and optimized production.

Technip to supply flexible pipe for Lula Alto offshore Brazil

Tupi BV has contracted Technip to supply flexible pipes for the Lula Alto field development in the Santos basin presalt area 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.

Tenaris will supply gas pipeline Rota 3 for Brazilian presalt

The 2014-2018 Petrobras Business Plan foresees the allocation of $10 billion in the oil and gas sector, including projects related to subsea pipelines for gas transportation from the presalt area, such as Rota 3. Tenaris has been awarded the supply in this project, and will provide, starting in 1H 2015, 373 km (232 mi) of welded pipes.

Saipem to install Lula presalt pipelines, risers offshore Brazil

Petrobras has contracted Saipem for construction of subsea facilities for the Lula Norte, Lula Sul, and Lula Extremo Sul project offshore Brazil.

Two more floaters to be installed in Santos basin

BG Group has provided an update on its offshore activity in its latest results statement.

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