Latin America

Courtesy PXGEO

PXGEO awarded OBN survey offshore Brazil

Dec. 5, 2023
Petrobras has commissioned PXGEO to perform a 4D monitor ocean-bottom node (OBN) survey in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil.
Courtesy Miros
Dashboard of Miros’ OSD provides real-time spill monitoring to verify and characterize the spill fast and decide on the appropriate response.
Equipment Engineering

Miros upgrading oil spill detection for Petrobras

Oct. 23, 2023
Petrobras has contracted Miros, via the latter’s local partner in Brazil, Belga Marine, to update its oil spill detection system.
Courtesy Yinson
Fpso Anna Nery

Field ramp-ups push Petrobras production to new high

Oct. 17, 2023
Petrobras has set a new quarterly oil and gas production record, achieving 3.98 MMboe/d during the third quarter from its fields offshore Brazil, 7.8% higher than in the second...
Courtesy Exxon Mobil
The Liza Phase 2 development offshore Guyana involves a second FPSO, Liza Unity. Production on Liza Phase 2 began in February 2022 and was forecast to produce up to 220,000 bbl/d of oil later that year.
Equipment Engineering

SBM Offshore starts work on FEED for Whiptail floater offshore Guyana

Oct. 13, 2023
Exxon Mobil has commissioned SBM to perform FEED for an FPSO for the Whiptail development in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.
Courtesy Oceaneering
Oceaneering says it introduced the industry’s first subsea rigless well stimulation system and has completed more than 20 successful campaigns.

Oceaneering inks drillpipe riser system contract with Petrobras

Oct. 9, 2023
An Oceaneering subsidiary has secured a five-year contract from Petrobras for the operation of three existing drillpipe riser systems to support intervention and completion operations...
Courtesy Petrobras
Before starting an operation somewhere, Petrobras analyzes the possible impacts and goes through environmental licensing processes.

Environmental hurdle cleared for deepwater Pitu well offshore northeast Brazil

Oct. 3, 2023
Brazil’s environment agency Ibama has confirmed Petrobras’ environmental license to drill two exploratory wells in deepwater Block BM-POT-17 in the Potiguar Basin on the Equatorial...