Ibama authorized an extension of the maneuvering area of the works carried out in the Búzios field

1/18/19/19

IBAMA authorized the inclusion of support vessels by Petrobras in the 3D seismic campaign with nodes in the Búzios field, the Transfer of Rights assignment of the Santos Basin pre-salt. The agency also allowed the area of ​​maneuvers of the campaign to be expanded by 3,500 meters, aiming to improve the quality of the seismic image and increase operational safety.

The seismic campaign of Búzios will comprise 1 thousand km² of geological area and 1,6 thousand km² of area covered by nodes, with a shooting area of ​​2.7 thousand km² and a water depth of up to 3 thousand m. The survey by Seabed Geosolutions began in October 2018 and is scheduled to end in the third quarter of this year.

Two vessels are used: SR / V Vantage, in charge of seismic, and M / V Subsea Viking nodes. The deep water mapping with Nodes of Búzios is considered one of the largest in the oil industry.

The Búzios campaign began almost a year after the originally scheduled date. Petrobras’ schedule provided that work should start in 2017, but difficulties in mapping the area of ​​Libra affected the work plans.

Source: Brazil Energy Magazine

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