Jan 18, 2020
This Saturday the 18th , a fire outbreak temporarily interrupted production on the P-76 platform. Petrobras, through its press office, informed the resumption of the operation. The P-76 is in the Búzios field, in the Santos Basin pre-salt, considered one of the most promising in Brazil. The unit has an installed capacity of 150 thousand barrels per day of oil and 6 million cubic meters per day of natural gas compression.
“The fire hit one of the platform’s three fire-fighting stations and was immediately controlled by the fire brigade group. The unit’s production, temporarily suspended, has already resumed. There were no injuries or any type of leak, ”Petrobras informed in a note. The company also said that the competent entities have been notified and that it will establish a commission to investigate the causes of the fire.