Barracuda Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Petrobras
  • Country: Brazil
  • Location: 100 km from the coast of Rio de Janeiro in the Campos Basin
  • Production start: 2005
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The field utilises the Barracuda P 43 FPSO, which has capacity to produce 150,000 barrels per day of oil plus gas compression capacity of 6 million m3/d


  • KBR: Lump Sum EPC contract
  • Jurong Shipyard:
    • FPSO conversion
    • Fabrication of topside production modules
    • Integration of the Barracuda topside production modules with its newly-converted hull


  • 1989 - Barracuda Oil Field discovered
  • 2005 - Production commences on the Barracuda Oil Field
  • 2012 - A flaw in a pipe caused the leak 5m ³ of oil into the sea



  1. Jurong Shipyard secured a US$80 million FPSO conversion project
  2. Jurong Shipyard's Brazillian Joint Venture Secures First Contract Of S$270 Million
  3. Halliburton Announces Significant Achievement in Barracuda-Caratinga Project
  4. Leak in Barracuda Field

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