MODEC cleaning up after oil spill on Petrobras field off Brazil

Japanese FPSO operator MODEC is working to clean up and disperse the remaining oil following an oil spill on the Petrobras-operated Espadarte field offshore Brazil last Friday.

Operated by Modec and serving Petrobras since 2007, the FPSO Cidade do Rio de Janeiro ended its production cycle in July 2018 and has been in the process of demobilization since then.

Last Friday, August 23 MODEC informed Petrobras that, after inspection at the external tanks, cracks were identified at the hull of FPSO Cidade do Rio de Janeiro, at the Espadarte field, in the Campos Basin, 130 km off the coast of Brazil.

Continue reading

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.