Parque Das Baleias Oil Field

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  • Also known as Whale Park

Summary Information

  • Operator: Petrobras
  • Country: Brazil
  • Location: Espírito Santo
  • Production start:
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves: 3.5 billion boe
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The field will utilise the vessel P 58 FPSO
  • The vessel P-58 will have a production capacity of 180,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd) and gas compression capacity of 6,000,000 m3 per day

Contractors

  • Oceaneering: 135 kilometers, or 85 miles, of thermoplastic production control umbilicals
  • FMC Technologies: Supply of three subsea boosting stations

History

  • 2008 - Large volumes of oil discovered

Geology

  • The reservoirs are located 4,200 to 4,800 meters below sea level and have oil-bearing porous thicknesses of 190 and 300 meters

Links

  1. Large volumes of oil discovered in the Espírito Santo pre-salt layer
  2. Oceaneering Announces Umbilical Contract for Petrobras’ Whales Park Field Development
  3. FMC Technologies Awarded $40 Million Subsea Boosting Station Contract for Petrobras' Parque das Baleias Development

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