Canapu Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Petrobras
  • Country: Brazil
  • Location: EspĂ­rito Santo Sea
  • Production start: 2010
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Canapu field is located east of the state of Espirito Santo about 75 km off the coast of Brazil in 1608 meters water depth.
  • The project includes a 22 km long gas flowline to produce gas from a single well, ESS-138, in the Canapu Field to the Cidade De Vitoria FPSO anchored at a water depth of 1386 meters in the Golfinho field.
  • The produced fluids will be processed at the FPSO and later transferred to land through an existing gas export pipeline. A pipe-in-pipe (PIP) flowline system has been selected for the tieback of the Canapu field to manage hydrate concerns.


  • Intec: Pipe-in-Pipe Flowline FEED Contract
  • Technip: Engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (EPIC) of a rigid flowline


  • 2007 - Intec awarded Pipe-in-Pipe Flowline FEED Contract
  • 2010 - Production launched



  1. Technip awarded three subsea pipelines contracts in Brazil
  2. INTEC Engineering Announces Deepwater Pipeline Engineering Contract for Petrobras Canapu Project
  3. New Gas Ventures in ES

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