Petrobras' FSO sees first oil

Modec's FSO Cidade de Macae, on lease to Petrobras, has seen its first oil, received final acceptance, and has begun its 20-year charter.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON –Modec's FSO Cidade de Macae, on lease to Petrobras, has seen its first oil, received final acceptance, and has begun its 20-year charter.

The FSO, in Campos basin off Brazil, has storage of 2.15 MMbbl of oil and is permanently moored to an external turret. It is part of the Planned Development and Oil Distribution facility designed by Petrobras as the hub for several floating production units. It will serve five platforms:P-52 (Roncador), P-53 (Marlim Leste), P-51 (Marlim Sul), P-55 (Roncador), and Roncador Module 4 unit that is scheduled be installed in the future.

01/11/2008

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