NOV 6, 2019
Almost all set for the FPSO P-70 to sail to Brazil. The information was revealed by the Minister of Mines and Energy, Bento Albuquerque, during a conversation with journalists in Brasilia. “I had the opportunity to visit the FPSO P-70 on my visit to China. It is in the final phase of commissioning and will arrive in Brazil in December, ”he said.
The P-70 will be the only Petrobras platform vessel to go into operation next year, according to the company’s strategic planning. The unit, which was built at the China Offshore Oil Engineering Corporation (COOEC) shipyard, will have a capacity to process 150,000 barrels of oil per day and 6 million m³ of gas per day.
The FPSO will be installed at the Atapu field in the Santos Basin. According to the latest Petrobras data, there are already 10 wells drilled in the field and 2 completed.