Ibama approves FPSO for Tartaruga Verde. Unit will be the third to produce in the year

June 23, 2018

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The Campos dos Goytacazes FPSO has been in the Green Turtle field since May. Photo: Courtesy Ibama

IBAMA has issued the operating license for the FPSO Cidade de Campos dos Goytacazes, which will produce in the field of Tartaruga Verde, in the Campos Basin post-salt. The license is valid until June 25, 2023 and unlocks the production of the project, which is part of the Petrobras divestment program and will have its unitized deposit re-bid in the 5th round of the pre-salt, which will happen on September 28.

The FPSO, chartered with Modec, has been in the Tartaruga Verde field since May this year. The unit had converted hull and modules built and integrated at the Cosco Shipyard, China. The modules built in Brazil were integrated in the Brasfels Shipyard, in Angra dos Reis. The platform has the capacity to produce 150,000 barrels per day of oil and compress 5 million cubic meters per day of natural gas.

The Tartaruga Verde field is a reservoir located in the southern area of ​​the Campos Basin, about 127 km from the city of Macaé in Rio de Janeiro, in a water depth of approximately 1,000 m and a field depth of 2,993 m. All field production will be processed by FPSO Cidade de Campos dos Goytacazes.

Data of the FPSO City of Campos dos Goytacazes:

Oil processing capacity: 150 thousand barrels / day;

Gas treatment and compression capacity: 3,5 and 5 million m³ / day, respectively;

Injection water treatment capacity: 200 thousand barrels / day;

Storage capacity: 1.6 million barrels of oil;

Deep water anchorage: 765m;

Total length: 335m;

Width: 58m;

Height: 31m.

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