(PN) Baker Hughes announced a new and important company contract in Brazil. The company will provide CO2 compression solutions for the FPSO P-80, P-82 and P-83, which will be operated by Petrobras in the Búzios field, in the Santos Basin pre-salt. There will be six compression trains, powered by gas turbines, designed to reinject more than 1 million tons per year of CO2 each into the oil reservoir.
“This latest contract will result in Baker Hughes providing major compression services to all Petrobras FPSO vessels”, detailed Baker in the release of its results for the first quarter of the year.
The P-80 will have the capacity to produce up to 225 thousand barrels of oil per day (bpd), process up to 12 million cubic meters per day of gas and store more than 1.6 million barrels. The unit is expected to start operating in 2026 and will be connected to 14 wells, 7 of which are oil producers and 7 are injectors.
The P-82 will have the capacity to produce up to 225 thousand barrels of oil per day, process up to 12 million m3 of gas per day and store more than 1.6 million barrels. The project provides for the interconnection of 16 wells, 9 of which are producers and 7 are injectors. Start-up is scheduled for 2026.
Finally, the P-83 will be able to produce up to 225 thousand bpd of oil and 12 million m³ of gas per day, in addition to having a storage capacity greater than 1.6 million barrels. The plant is expected to start operating in early 2027.