The order of four pumps from VWS Westgarth, which supplies and operates sulfate reduction membrane systems, was for chemically enhanced backwash pumps to be installed aboard two FPSO vessels operated by Petrobas off the coast of Brazil.
SBM Offshore has signed a letter of intent (LOI) together with Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) for a 26.25-year lease and operate contract for the FPSO Almirante Tamandaré in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The Tupi and Iracema surveys for Petrobras will start in 3Q21 and are expected to last approximately nine months.
Petrobras has completed the sale of its 30% participation in the Frade field, located in the Campos Basin, to PetroRio Jaguar Petróleo Ltda.
The agreement includes the provision of 75 km of seamless pipes for risers and flowlines that will be manufactured at Dalmine, Tenaris’s seamless pipe mill in Italy.
Baker Hughes will support Petrobras’ offshore platforms and FPSOs with software and hardware solutions.
The survey, covering 2694 km2, will broaden the region's 3D coverage while adding to the extensive offshore seismic library.
SBM Offshore and Shell have agreed an extension of the end of the contractual lease and operate period from December 2023 to December 2028.
GE Power Conversion is to supply the motors for the water injection pumps which will equip a future FPSO vessel in Brazil.