The FPSO will be installed in the Mero field, which belongs to the Libra Block, in the Santos Basin pre-salt area, with a processing capacity of 180 000 bpd.
The FPSO is being converted in China and, due to the Covid-19 pandemic scenario, there was a delay in the unit's construction, with a consequent adjustment to the schedule.
The Mero field is operated by Petrobras (40%) in partnership with Shell Brasil Petróleo Ltda. (20%), Total E&P do Brasil Ltda. (20%), CNODC Brasil Petróleo e Gás Ltda. (10%), CNOOC Petroleum Brasil Ltda. (10%) and Pré-Sal Petróleo S.A. (PPSA), which is the contract manager.
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