Peregrino Heavy Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Statoil
  • Country: Brazil
  • Location: BM-C-7, Southern Campos Basin
  • Production start: 2011
  • Partners: Statoil - 60%, Sinochem - 40%
  • Type: Heavy Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume: plateau of 100,000 bbl/day


  • A total of 30 horizontal oil producers and seven injection wells are due to be drilled on Peregrino.
  • The operation includes two fixed drilling platforms (WHP A and WHP B), and an FPSO
  • The floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, Peregrino FPSO, which is designed for processing 100,000 BPD oil with a storage capacity of 1.6 million barrels of oil
  • Peregrino II development consists of a new wellhead platform (C) and a tie back to the FPSO
  • A total of 21 wells – 15 oil producers and 6 water injectors – are planned to be drilled as part of the Phase II development


  • Mustang: Detail design for two wellhead and drilling platforms
  • FMC Technologies: manufacture and installation of surface wellheads and surface production trees
  • First Subsea: Supply mooring line connectors and buoy pull-in connector for the Peregrino FPSO submerged turret production (STP) buoy
  • IKM Ocean Design: Concept and FEED Engineering Contract of the SURF package
  • FoundOcean: Grouting for Peregrino - WHP-A & WHP-B


  • 1994 - The Peregrino field was discovered
  • 2000 - Block BM-C-7 awarded in second round
  • 2005 - EnCana sold stake to Norsk Hydro
  • 2008 - Anadarko closed the sale of its interest in the Peregrino field to Statoil for proceeds of approximately $1.4 billion
  • 2008 - Mustang awarded detail design for wellheads and drilling platforms
  • 2009 - FMC Technologies awarded a contract for the manufacture and installation of surface wellheads and surface production trees
  • 2011 - Sinochem acquired 40% of the field
  • 2011 - First oil produced
  • 2012 - Statoil completed its first multilateral well
  • 2014 - Phase II sanctioned
  • 2015 - Plan of development submitted
  • 2015 - 100 million barrels produced



  1. Brazil Oil And Gas Licence Blocks
  2. Mustang Engineering Platform References
  3. FoundOcean Subsea References
  4. Peregrino – Statoil's largest heavy crude oil field
  5. EnCana agrees to sell interest in offshore Brazil oil discovery to Norsk Hydro for US$350 million
  6. IKM Ocean Design awarded Contract on Peregrino II
  7. Anadarko Receives $419 Million Additional Payment Associated With 2008 Sale of Peregrino Oil Field
  8. Statoil continues IOR efforts with first multilateral well in Brazil
  9. Mustang Provides Engineering for Peregrino Project Offshore Brazil
  10. First Subsea Supplies STP Buoy Mooring and Pull-in Connectors
  11. Statoil and Sinochem successfully close Peregrino offshore field transaction
  12. FMC Technologies Awarded $30 Million Contract for StatoilHydro's Peregrino Project
  13. Development plan for Peregrino Phase II submitted
  14. Peregrino marks 100 million barrels produced
  15. Statoil Brazil awards Peregrino OMM contract to Wood Group

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