The Valaris DS-17 drillship has been tasked to drill an appraisal well, plug an old exploration well and conduct additional drilling scope in Brazil.
Under the terms of the contract, CGG will continue to provide its proven reservoir characterisation workflows, such as geostatistical, 4D and azimuthal inversion, while also bringing new state-of-the-art technologies to Brazil to further enhance reservoir understanding.
Production has started from the first two wells at the Roncador increased oil recovery (IOR) project, bringing daily production to approximately 150 000 barrels.
The end user, a major operator, will deploy Oceanic Environmental Control Fluid in a field in the North Sea.
Mitsubishi Corp. and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha have acquired a respective 25% and 20% ownership interest in the special purpose companies related to the lease and operation of the FPSO Alexandre de Gusmão.
The contract was awarded on behalf of Subsea Integration Alliance, a strategic global alliance between Subsea 7 and OneSubsea.
The contract covers flexible and rigid pipe, umbilicals, pipeline end terminals, rigid jumpers, umbilical termination assemblies and a mooring system.
Fugro has been contracted to support installation of an anchoring system for the FPSO vessel Sepetiba.
Wintershall Dea holds participating interests in a total of nine exploration licences in Brazil, spread over the Potiguar, Ceará, Campos and Santos basins.