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Petrobras Shows Its Strength
With Brazilian presidential elections imminent, and having just completed its successful shares offer, Petrobras finds itself in a privileged position with the new pre-salt legislation guaranteeing the company as sole operator of all the pre-salt blocks negotiated from the 11th bidding round onwards.

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News by Claudio Paschoa on 9/30/2010 8:11:45 AM | with 0 comments

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FPSO Cidade de Angra dos Reis Beginning Production at the Tupi Field
The MODEC owned and operated FPSO Cidade de Angra dos Reis MV22 has been moored in 2,150 meters (7,053 ft) at its final operational location over the giant Tupi area in the Santos Basin. O&G production operations will begin in a few weeks after on-location tests.

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News by Claudio Paschoa on 9/23/2010 8:28:03 PM | with 0 comments

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Tupi Commercial Production Start-Up to be Anticipated
Petrobras is likely to anticipate by 2 or 3 months commercial O&G production at the Tupi pre-salt field.

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News by Claudio Paschoa on 7/27/2010 9:41:00 AM | with 0 comments

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Brazilian Pre-Salt Frontiers to Expand
According to major Brazilian O&G market sources, the official Brazilian pre-salt area boundaries will have to be expanded due to various pre-salt discoveries beyond presently acknowledged frontiers.

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News by Claudio Paschoa on 7/22/2010 5:11:53 PM | with 0 comments

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Unique Corus Tubes for Tupi Project
Corus Tubes manufactured the thickest UOE 18” ever made especially for deepwater pipes at the Tupi field, in the Santos Basin.

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News by Claudio Paschoa on 7/9/2010 6:25:01 PM | with 0 comments

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New Pre-salt Discovery has 4,5 billion barrels of Recoverable Light Oil
This new ANP discovery is the 2nd largest pre-salt discovery to date in Brazil and highlights the excellent potential of the Brazilian pre-salt.

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News by Claudio Paschoa on 5/13/2010 9:17:47 AM | with 0 comments

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Aker Solutions does the Brazilian Pre-Salt Subsea Hat Trick
Aker Solutions do Brasil Ltda. was recently awarded a large subsea contract by Petrobras to supply subsea trees for two of Brazil's pre-salt areas. With this latest contract and the previous contract for subsea trees at the Tupi field, Aker Solutions has secured its presence in all the pre-salt fields presently being developed by Petrobras.

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News by Claudio Paschoa on 5/11/2010 10:34:53 PM | with 0 comments

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New Well Confirms Tupi´s Potential Recoverable Oil Reserves
New discovery at the Tupi field confirms Tupi potential and another new discovery in an ANP block, to be included in onerous concession contract with Petrobras.

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News by Claudio Paschoa on 5/7/2010 2:41:42 PM | with 0 comments

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DOF Subsea Brings New Deepwater Saab Seaeye ROV To Brazil
Knowing that new deepwater contracts in Brazil will be forthcoming in 2010, DOF Subsea invests in the new Cougar XTi ROV from Saab Seaeye to boost its already highly competitive profile.

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News by Claudio Paschoa on 12/29/2009 7:48:46 AM | with 0 comments

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DOF Subsea tackles the 'pre-salt' frontier in Brazil
With the development of the deepwater 'pre-salt' fields in Brazil, new specialized Subsea companies are being established in Rio de Janeiro and Macaé. DOF Subsea is on the top of the list of these new companies, bringing vast Subsea experience and state of art technology to the Brazilian offshore industry.

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News by Claudio Paschoa on 10/13/2009 10:29:09 AM | with 0 comments

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