PRA-1 Pumping Platform

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Summary Information

  • Name: PRA-1
  • Field:
  • Country: Brazil
  • Ownership: Petrobras
  • Website:
  • Field Operated By: Petrobras
  • Capacity: bpd
  • Year of Completion: 2008

Brief Description

  • The PRA-1 platform is an oil booster platform gathering production from several deepwater fields and pumping it into a large diameter export line to shore in order to reduce the need for shuttle tankers.
  • It recieves oil from the Marlim Leste Oil Field


  • MODEC: Engineering, procurement, construction, installation, commissioning and operations of the FSO
  • SOFEC: External turret mooring system
  • Dyna-Mac: One topsides module
  • Kavin Engineering: Fuel Gas Skid Package
  • Aker: Offloading system
  • Heerema Marine Contractors: Transportation and Installation
  • SBM Offshore: CALM terminals


  • In operation


  • 2003 - Petrobras announced minimum local content requirements
  • 2005 - Modec awarded construction contract
  • 2008 - Platform began operations

Other Information

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  1. Dyna-Mac Topsides Module Business
  2. Aker FPSO Pusnes Offloading Systems
  3. Kavin Engineering Oil And Gas Processing References
  4. Minimum local content for a fixed platform PRA-1
  5. Petrobras Selects MODEC for the Supply and Operation of an FPSO and FSO, Offshore Brazil
  6. New Orders For SBM Offshore Chevron Awards Frade FPSO
  7. HMC awarded contract by Petrobras for PRA-1

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