Ensco drills in Lapa


The Ensco DS-9 drillship was chartered by Total to carry out the development campaign for the Lapa field in the Santos Basin pre-salt. The works should include the drilling of four wells with the objective of increasing the production of the asset.

The French oil company has been using the Constellation’s Amaralina drilling rig since March, which has carried out an intervention and cementing of a well in Lapa.

Ensco has hired the Omni Air Taxi to transport its professionals. Flights with S76C ++ aircraft, with capacity for up to 12 passengers, will be made from Macaé (RJ) airport. Another aircraft of the same model will be available for aeromedical service.

The maritime support is in charge of Brasco Rio, located in Caju, in the port area of ​​Rio de Janeiro. The base of the company of the Wilson Sons group has five berths of mooring.

The Lapa field produced 27,699 thousand boed in March (22,544 bopd and 820 thousand m³ / d of natural gas), according to the latest ANP data. The extraction is done by FPSO Cidade de Caraguatatuba, which has the capacity to produce 120 thousand bopd and process 5 million m³ / d of natural gas.

The Lapa consortium comprises Total (35%), Shell (30%), Repsol-Sinopec (25%) and Petrobras (10%).

Source: Brazil Energy Magazine

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