Caratinga Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Petrobras
  • Country: Brazil
  • Location: Campos Basin
  • Production start: 1997
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The Caratinga field was discovered in 1994 in water depths ranging from 2,850 to 4,455 ft (850 to 1,350 m) in the Campos Basin
  • The field has a total of 20 wells, which includes 12 production and 8 injection wells
  • The field has the Caratinga P 48 FPSO with a daily production capacity of 150,000 barrels, and 6 million cubic metres of gas, and a storage capacity of 2 million barrels of oil

Contractors

  • Keppel: FSPO conversion contract
  • FMC Technologies: EPC for subsea trees and connections

History

  • 1994 - Caratinga Oil Field discovered
  • 1997 - Pilot project began producing
  • 2001 - Keppel awarded FSPO contract

Geology

Links

  1. Keppel FELS’ Brazilian subsidiary wins US$75 million FPSO conversion contract
  2. Petrobras Barracuda Caratinga
  3. Halliburton Announces Significant Achievement in Barracuda-Caratinga Project

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