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Domestic Content At A Low Ebb

Petrobras said the commitment to local content with the Brazilian federal government will not be compromisedA survey conducted by a Brazilian equipment supplier indicates that 13 FPSOs with operations scheduled to begin…

Retroactive Waivers Denied  

In all, there were 37 cases, submitted between 2012 and 2014, for which waiver requests were submittedThe Brazilian National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) has signaled that it will not…

Less Production

Gran Tierra did not produce at full capacity in the third quarter due to technical problems at the Rlam refinery. According to the company, the refinery's problems limited its ability to take delivery of oil…

Only Three Proposals For Rigs

According to Petrobras, the procedures for executing the rig sales are now being carried outOnly three rigs – P-1, P-IV and PV – drew industry attention at an international auction for the sale of…

Kangaroo Drilling Cleared

The Olinda Star Rig (pictured) can drill in water depths of up to 1,100 m and drills wells to depth of up 7,500 m depthYesterday (November 5), Brazil's environmental regulator, Ibama, authorized Karoon to…

Subsea Support

The expectation is this and another tender for hiring an RSV will be launched into water at the beginning of next yearPetrobras has begun soundings to charter a specialized vessel to conduct manifold installation…