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  • 10 October 2019

    Wintershall Dea has farmed down a 30% participating interest in its three Potiguar offshore exploration blocks to the subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation in Brazil. 

  • 25 September 2018
    Infrastructure

    Malaysia’s Sapura has hired Dutch Jumbo to perform the transportation and installation of an FSRU Mooring System including riser and umbilical, off the coast of Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil.

  • 24 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Chevron Corporation reported that while its subsidiary, Chevron Brasil Upstream Frade Ltda., has not received formal notice from Brazil’s National Petroleum Agency (ANP) suspending its drilling license, the company has voluntarily suspended its current and future drilling operations, offshore Brazil. The voluntary suspension includes the company’s permitted pre-salt wells in the Frade field with the […]

  • 27 December 2005

    Royal Dutch Shell PLC says it has discovered oil off Brazil’s southeastern coast and wants to start producing by the end of the decade.

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    TGS has announced the ‘Brazil Southern Basins SeaSeep Project’ in the Campos and Santos Basins, offshore Brazil. The project will cover existing TGS surveys in these hydrocarbon rich basins as well as the pre-salt trend where many untested structures exist. Acquisition of the multibeam will start late Q1 2018 with the coring and geochemistry stage […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Karoon Gas Australia has informed that Kangaroo-2 appraisal well, offshore Brazil, has encountered multiple oil bearing zones.  The company said that as at 2000 hrs BRST on November 25, 2014 drilling had been completed at a total depth of 2,369 metres below rotary table (mRT) and a wireline logging program was underway. Five separate oil […]

  • 21 August 2013

    Brazil’s QGEP has made an oil discovery off the coast of Bahia state in Brazil. QGEP Participações S.A.  today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção S.A. (QGEP)  filed a Notice of Discovery with the ANP (Agência Nacional do Petróleo, Gás Natural e Combustível) at well 1-QG-5A-BAS, located at Block BM-J-2 […]

  • 3 January 2012

    Petrobras announced the discovery of a new light oil and natural gas accumulation in the Golfinho Concession (4-BRSA-1001-ESS). The discovery was made during drilling of well 4-GLF-31-ESS, known as Tambuatá. The well is located 74 km off the Espírito Santo coast, and 7 km from FPSO Cidade de Vitória, in the eastern side of Golfinho […]

  • 19 July 2010

    Seadrill informs that the ultra-deepwater semi-submersible rig West Orion has commenced drilling operations for Petroleo Brasileiro S.A – Petrobras offshore Brazil. West Orion, which was delivered from Jurong Shipyard in Singapore on April 20 this year, arrived offshore Brazil in early July and has since the been preparing for start-up of operations. West Orion is […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Chevron Corporation reports that while its subsidiary, Chevron Brasil Upstream Frade Ltda., has not received formal notice from Brazil’s National Petroleum Agency (ANP) suspending its drilling license, the company has voluntarily suspended its current and future drilling operations, offshore Brazil. The voluntary suspension includes the company’s permitted pre-salt wells in the Frade field with the […]

  • 15 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    GE Oil & Gas has signed a three-year frame agreement valued at approximately $30 million to supply 26 subsea wellhead systems and associated services to Shell Brasil Ltda. for exploration and production projects offshore Brazil. The agreement means GE Oil & Gas will supply all Shell Brasil’s requirements for subsea drilling systems for all offshore […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    MAN Diesel & Turbo SE, the leading international manufacturer of large-bore diesel engines and turbomachinery, has concluded a long-term service agreement with the Brazilian energy group Petroleo Brasileiro (Petrobras) for the maintenance, repair and operational support of 20 MAN THM gas turbine trains on four offshore platforms in the crude oil and natural gas exploration […]

  • 5 October 2016

    CGG on Wednesday announced the start of a large broadband 3D multi-client survey in the pre-salt area of the deepwater Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.  Santos VII (Saturno) is the third phase in CGG’s pre-salt project known as the Santos Basin Trilogy. The project is designed to make ultramodern seismic datasets available as quickly as possible […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Total announces that it has been awarded 10 new exploration licenses during Brazil’s 11th bid round. Total will be the operator with 40% interest in five blocks situated in the Foz do Amazonas basin (FZA-M-57, FZA-M-86, FZA-M-88, FZA-M-125 and FZA-M-127) and with 45% interest in one block (CE-M-661) in the Ceara basin. In addition, Total […]

  • 21 December 2009

    SBM Offshore announced that a letter of intent has been received from Petrobras for a lease and operate contract of the Company’s existing FPSO Espadarte for a period of 18 years on the Baleia Azul field offshore Brazil. The FPSO Espadarte will be disconnected from its current location at the Espadarte field offshore Brazil and […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Petrobras has made two new oil discoveries in Brazil’s offshore waters.

  • 15 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

      GE Oil & Gas has signed a three-year frame agreement valued at approximately $30 million to supply 26 subsea wellhead systems and associated services to Shell Brasil Ltda. for exploration and production projects offshore Brazil. The agreement means GE Oil & Gas will supply all Shell Brasil’s requirements for subsea drilling systems for all […]

  • 26 July 2017

    French geophysical services company CGG has completed an extension of its Santos VII broadband 3D multi-client survey offshore Brazil. CGG said on Wednesday that the 1,867 square kilometer extension to the original footprint gives the company a total of almost 16,000 square kilometers of newly acquired and imaged pre-salt coverage. The extension was made to […]

  • 10 July 2012

    Vanco Brasil Exploração e Produção de Petróleo e Gás Natural Ltda., a wholly owned subsidiary of PanAtlantic Energy Group, has started it three-well drilling campaign on blocks BM-S-72 (SM-1100), BM-S-63 (SM-1036), and BM-S-71 (SM-1035), in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil. Vanco yesterday spudded the Sabia well in the BM S 72 block in the southern […]

  • 30 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Brazil is one of the world’s largest oil producers, and its national oil company Petrobras has plans for $224 billion in capital expenditures from 2011 to 2015. To support Petrobras’ initiatives for pre-salt drilling, GE’s Power Conversion business announced that it has been selected by Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd, a leading designer and builder […]

  • 22 December 2009

    Technip has signalled that it is to start work on a Front End Engineering and Design study for a floating LNG vessel destined for a pre-sale oil discovery offshore Brazil. The French contractor is to work with JGC Corporation on the FEED as part of a design competition launched by Petrobras with BG Group, Repsol […]

  • 18 April 2017

    A video has emerged over the weekend showing a CHC helicopter if not crashing, then experiencing a rough landing aboard a helideck of the Sevan Brasil drilling rig. Offshore Energy Today reached out to CHC, seeking confirmation and more info. This is what CHC said in an email: “We can confirm that on April 15, […]