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Petrobras Starts-Up FPSO Cidade de Ilhabelha In Santos Basin Pre-Salt Sapinhoá Field

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 22 November 2014

The offshore platform Cidade de Ilhabela started-up this Thursday, November 20, at 5:37 a.m., in the Santos Basin pre-salt field of Sapinhoá. The new unit is part of the set of production projects scheduled for this year as outlined in the company’s 2014-2018 Business and Management Plan.

Petrobras Reaches Its Highest Historical Monthly Oil Production In Brazil

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 12 November 2014

Petrobras’ consolidated oil and gas production, in Brazil and abroad, reached 2 million 795 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed) in October, up 0.5% from September´s production of 2 million 781 thousand boed.

ClassNK Grants Approval In Principle For New H2/CO2 FPSO Design By MHI And Chiyoda

SOURCE: ClassNK | 12 November 2014

Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to a new H2/CO2 FPSO (floating production, storage and offloading) to a new design developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Chiyoda Corporation.

Petrobras And PPSA Sign A Production Individualization Agreement For Shared Tartaruga Mestiça field

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 03 November 2014

Last Friday (10/31) Petrobras and PPSA (Pré-Sal Petróleo S.A.) signed a Production Individualization Agreement (PIA) for the Tartaruga Mestiça field, in the southern part of the Campos Basin. This Agreement sets out the rules for joint production of oil and natural gas and the development of operations in the area, as well as the interest of each party.

P-66 Platform Modules To Be Shipped To Integrating Shipyard

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 29 October 2014

The P-66 platform’s first modules, built at the Tomé Ferrostaal Consortium’s Module Plant located at the Port of Maceió, Alagoas, are now ready and loaded on the São Tomé barge. The oil processing module (M08) and the oil processing and produced water treatment module (M10) will be taken on the barge to the Brasfels Shipyard in Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro.

Petrobras Begins Commercial Production In Santos Basin Pre-Salt Iracema Sul Area

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 15 October 2014

Petrobras’ platform Cidade de Mangaratiba went into operation today (14/10) in the Santos Basin pre-salt area of Iracema Sul, in Lula field, located on block BM-S-11. The start-up of the new platform was anticipated since the original expected start-up, as provided for in the 2014-2018 Business & Management Plan, had been scheduled for November 6th, 2014.

Sembcorp Marine Subsidiary Jurong Shipyard Secures US$696 Million Libra FPSO Conversion Contract

SOURCE: Sembcorp. | 13 October 2014

Sembcorp Marine is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd has secured a US$696 million contract to convert a shuttle tanker into a floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for OOGTK Libra GmbH & Co KG, a joint venture between Brazil’s Odebrecht Oil & Gas and Teekay Offshore.

Libra Consortium Signs Letter Of Intent For Charter Of Its 1st FPSO For Extended Well Tests

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 10 October 2014

Libra Consortium has signed a letter of intent with Odebrecht/Teekay (OOG-Teekay), winner of a tender process, for the charter of a FPSO-type platform (floating production, storage and offloading) designed for the extended well test campaign of Libra, in the Santos Basin pre-salt deposits.

Keppel Secures S$153 Million In Contracts From Repeat Customers

SOURCE: Keppel Corp. | 07 October 2014

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M)'s wholly owned subsidiaries Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard) and Keppel Nantong Shipyard Co. Ltd (Keppel Nantong) have secured contracts from repeat customers worth a total of S$153 million.

Eni: New Oil Discovery Offshore Angola.

SOURCE: Eni | 17 September 2014

Eni made a new oil discovery in Block 15/06, in the Ochigufu exploration prospect, in deep water offshore Angola. Oghigufu is the 10th commercial oil discovery made in Block 15/06. The new discovery is estimated to contain 300 million barrels of oil in place.