Petrobras starts up second Buzios field floater
Petrobras has produced first oil and gas from the Búzios 2 area of the presalt Santos basin through the FPSO P-75.
RIO DE JANEIRO – Petrobras has produced first oil and gas from the Búzios 2 area of the presalt Santos basin through the FPSO P-75.
This is the second floater installed on theBúzios field. The location is 210 km (130 mi) off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state, in a water depth of 2,000 m (6,562 ft).
TheP-75 can process up to 150,000 bbl of oil and compress up to 6 MMcm of gas. It will produce through 10 production wells supported by seven injection wells.
Oil will be offloaded to relief vessels, with gas exported through presalt pipeline routes.
Before year-end the company also expects to start up the FPSOP-67, currently on the Lula field, and P-76, which should head to the Búzios field in December.