Petrobras signs Marlim Leste FPSO for six more years
Petrobras has extended its charter of the FPSO Cidade de Niterói MV18 with MODEC’s Dutch subsidiary until March 2024.
The vessel has been operating at theMarlim Leste oil field in the Campos basin offshore Brazil since February 2009.
Prior to the start of the time charter, MODEC had performed engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning of the FPSO, with SOFEC designing and supplying the spread mooring system.
The vessel, moored in around 1,400 m (4,593 ft) of water, can process 100,000 b/d of crude oil and 3.5 MMcm/d of gas per day, and has a crude storage capacity of 1.6 MMbbl.
Since the start of the charter it has produced and offloaded nearly 120 MMbbl.