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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 compromised A 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 submitted The 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 out Only 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 depth Yesterday (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 year Petrobras has begun soundings to charter a specialized vessel to conduct manifold installation…

New Oil Production Record

Pre-salt production totaled 648,000 boepd, 0.2% more than in the month of August Oil production in the country in September posted the highest ever volume, of 2.358 million bopd. The result is 1.4% above August…

Marginal Areas In 13th Round

The Eastern Margin of Brazil that extends from the states of Rio Grande do Norte to Rio Grande do Sul The National Agency of Petroleum (ANP) has approved the inclusion of areas with marginal accumulations in the…

Formation Test In Búzios

The ODN II (pictured) will be reponsible for the drilling; it has a vertical depth of 6,250 m in waters 2,032 m deep The ANP approved the tearing out of a formation test for special well 9-BUZ-2 -RJS in the…