Albacora Leste Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Petrobras
  • Country: Brazil
  • Location: Campos Basin, approximately 120 km off the coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro
  • Production start: 2006
  • Partners: Repsol
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The field utilises the Albacora Leste P-50 FPSO, anchored to the seabed at a depth of 1,240 metres and 120 km from the coast
  • There are 16 producing wells and 14 injection wells (all horizontal)


  • Jurong Shipyard: FPSO conversion including marine hull conversion and engineering, fabrication, installation, integration and commissioning of the topside modules


  • 1986 - Albacora Leste Oil And Gas Field discovered
  • 2002 - Jurong Shipyard awarded FPSO conversion contract
  • 2006 - Production starts
  • 2007 - A fire on the platform led to a few days disruption. The fire caused no victims or oil leaks to the sea



  1. SembCorp Marine in US$357 million Petrobras P-50 FPSO deal
  2. Repsol YPF is Partner in Brazil’s Largest Oil Platform
  3. Accident on Platform P-50
  4. Production retaken at Platform P-50

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