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Petrobras Is World’s Largest Operator Of Floating Production Platforms

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 16 January 2015

Petrobras now operates more floating production platforms (including self-owned and chartered ones) than any other company in the world, according to Petrodata, a consulting firm that specializes in providing information about the global oil industry. According to the company’s latest figures, as of December 2014 Petrobras operated 110 offshore production units off the Brazilian coast.

Petrobras Beats Daily, Monthly And Annually Records In Oil And Natural Gas Production In December

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 13 January 2015

Petrobras total oil and natural gas production in December, in Brazil and abroad, has reached an average of 2 million 863 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day, representing the best result ever achieved in the history of the Company. This volume has an increase of 4.4% from 2 million 741 thousand boed registered in November.

Declaration Of Commerciality For The Iara Area, Offshore Brazil

SOURCE: BG Group | 30 December 2014

BG Group, a world leader in exploration and LNG, today announced that its partner Petróleo Brasileiro S.A., as the operator of block BM-S-11 in the pre-salt Santos Basin, has submitted the Declarations of Commerciality (DoC) to the Brazilian National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) for three separate oil and gas accumulations in the Iara area, offshore Brazil.

Amec Foster Wheeler Wins Chevron North Sea Limited Engineering Contract, North Sea

SOURCE: Amec Foster Wheeler | 15 December 2014

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today the award of a Front End Engineering Design (FEED) contract by Chevron North Sea Limited (Chevron) to an Amec Foster Wheeler company for the Captain Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) development in the North Sea. The value of the contract has not been announced.

P-66 Hull On Its Way For Integration In Angra dos Reis

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 09 December 2014

On Monday, December 8, Petrobras began transporting the hull of P-66, the first platform in a series of eight “replicant” FPSOs (floating production, storage and offloading units) being constructed to meet oil production demands in Brazil. This is the first FPSO hull completely built in the country.

Eni Starts Production At West Hub Development, Deep Offshore Angola

SOURCE: Eni | 08 December 2014

Eni has started production of first oil from the West Hub Development Project in Block 15/06 in the Angolan Deep Offshore, approximately 350 kilometres northwest of Luanda and 130 kilometres west of Soyo.

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.