The FPSO will be deployed at the Petrobras-operated Sépia field in thepresalt Santos basin about 250 km (155 mi) offshore Rio de Janeiro. Water depth is about 2,200 m (7,218 ft).
MODEC is responsible for the engineering, procurement, construction, mobilization, installation, and operation of the FPSO, including topsides processing equipment as well as hull and marine systems.
SOFEC Inc., a MODEC Group company, will design and supply the spread mooring system.
The FPSO will be capable of processing 180,000 b/d of crude oil, 212 MMcf/d of gas, 240,000 b/d of water injection, and will have a storage capacity of 1.4 MMbbl of crude oil.
This is the 13th FPSO/FSO vessel which MODEC will provide in Brazil. This will also be its sixth FPSO in the presalt following theCidade de Angra dos Reis MV22, the Cidade de São Paulo MV23, the Cidade de Mangaratiba MV24, the Cidade de Itaguaí MV26, and the Cidade de Caraguatatuba MV27, which achieved first oil production in December 2016.
MODEC and Petrobras said that the FPSO will be delivered withBrazilian local content.