FPSO Maria Quitéria to begin oil and gas production in Q4 2024 offshore Brazil, Petrobras reports

(WO) – Petrobras announced that the FPSO Maria Quitéria is currently en route to location offshore Brazil. The platform ship departed from China in May and is expected to arrive at in the third quarter of this year.

Source: Yinson

The FPSO is scheduled to begin oil and gas production in the last quarter of 2024, thus advancing the timeline from PE 24-28, initially planned to commence operations in 2025.

The FPSO will operate in the Jubarte field in the Campos basin’s pre-salt layer, off Espírito Santo’s coast. The unit has a production capacity of 100,000 bpd and can process 5 MMcmgd. The production projections of the Strategic Plan, which allow for a margin of variation, remain unchanged.

The FPSO Maria Quitéria is a floating production, storage, and offloading unit equipped with decarbonization technologies such as a combined cycle power generation system and FGRU (closed flare).

Petrobras chartered the unit from Yinson, which was also responsible for its construction.

Lead image source: Yinson

This article was originally posted at www.worldoil.com

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