Corocoro Oil Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: PDVSA
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Location: Gulf of Paria
  • Production start:
  • Partners: ENI
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • This development provides for the drilling of 24 oil wells and the installation of the required structures such as platforms, temporary and permanent floating production units, the Nabarima FSO for storage and loading, and 44 kilometers of submarine pipelines.
  • The Central Production Facility platform (FCP) consists of three main structural elements, a main platform where 27 pieces of equipment are located including the main cranes and the integrated control room.

Contractors

  • Patio Alianza Deltana: Construction of the Central Production Facility platform (FCP)
  • Vepica: Basic and detailed engineering, project management and services to the offshore production facilities
  • Aker: Pusnes Offloading System
  • Samsung Heavy Industries: Construction of the Nabarima FSO
  • Nessco: Communications systems for CFP & WHP

History

  • 1999 - Corocoro Oil Field discovered
  • 2003 - Development of the field launched
  • 2011 - Central Production Facility platform (FCP) completed

Geology

Links

  1. Nessco FPSO References
  2. Samsung FPSO References
  3. Aker FPSO Pusnes Offloading Systems
  4. Vepica Production Facilities References
  5. International Protective Coatings Platform References
  6. Nessco Platform References
  7. Eni Starts Up The Development Of The Corocoro Field In Venezuela
  8. Eni signs Memorandum of Understanding on Corocoro field
  9. Successful processing of offshore oil at CRP
  10. First PDVSA assembled oil platform

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