Shell received from IBAMA environmental license for 4D data acquisition for the Ostra field area, in Parque das Conchas, Campos Basin. The license is valid until January 31, 2018 and was being discussed with the environmental agency since 2014.
The data acquisition campaign will cover a total area of 3,478.45 km2. The minimum distance from the activity area to the coast is 61 km, referring to the municipality of Guarapari / ES. The minimum depth of the area of activity is approximately 1100 m and in the area of acquisition is 1,700 m.
Shell produces at Parque das Conchas with FPSO Espírito Santo, which, according to ANP data, produced 43 thousand barrels per day of oil in July. The FPSO has been in operation since 2009.
P-69 receives installation license
The FPSO P-69, which will produce in the Lula Extremo Sul area, in the Santos Basin pre-salt, received an installation license from Ibama. The unit is in integration at the Brasfels shipyard, in Angra dos Reis, and is expected to produce the first oil next year. The environmental license is valid until 2021.
The FPSO hull was converted at the Cosco Shipyard in Zhoushan, China, and is 288 m long, 54 m wide and 31.5 m high. The unit will be installed on a 2,200 m water slide and will have the capacity to produce 150 thousand barrels per day of oil and compress 6 million m3 / day of natural gas, in addition to stocking 1.6 million barrels.
The Lula field is operated by Petrobras with 65%. Shell has 25% and Galp 10% as partners in the project.