Fourth floater comes onstream at Búzios offshore Brazil

Petrobras has started production through a fourth FPSO on the Búzios field in the presalt Santos basin.

FPSO P-77 on the Búzios field in the presalt Santos basin offshore Brazil
FPSO P-77 on the Búzios field in the presalt Santos basin offshore Brazil

Offshore staff

RIO DE JANEIROPetrobras has started production through a fourth FPSO on the Búzios field in the presalt Santos basin.

This is also the third new platform starting service for the company so far this year, with a fourth to follow later. Its location is roughly 200 km (124 mi) from the Rio de Janeiro state coast, in a water depth of 1,980 m (6,496 ft).

TheP-77 is designed to process up to 150,000 b/d of oil and to compress up to 6 MMcm/d of natural gas, delivered via nine interconnected producer wells and eight injectors.

Oil is offloaded to tankers, with the gas sent through by presalt gas line network.

03/20/2019

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