TRONDHEIM, Norway –The FPSO Petrojarl Cidade de Rio das Ostras has received first oil from Petrobras' Siri field offshore Brazil.
The FPSO also serves as a test facility for heavy oil production. Information will contribute to optimizing production techniques using production and reservoir behavior data.
The FPSO has a total crude oil storage capacity of approximately 214, 000 bbls, is capable of producing 15,000 b/d of stabilized crude oil.
The FPSO is manned and operated by Teekay Petrojarl. The contract is for a two-year period with future options for Petrobras to extend the contract.