The hull is being towed to the Sembcorp Marine Admiralty Yard in Singapore, where the topsides will be integrated, before the completed FPSO is towed to the Karish field in Israel for installation and hook-up.
Oil has been discovered n the pioneer well of the Uirapuru block, located in the Santos Basin pre-salt offshore Brazil.
Sapakara West-1 was drilled to a depth of approximately 6300 m (20 700 ft), and successfully tested for the presence of hydrocarbons in multiple stacked targets.
The 5600 km2 survey will be undertaken over 90 days and is an extension of Atlantic Margin surveys acquired between 2017 and 2019.
ANP announced the suspension in compliance with a request from the country's Ministry of Mines and Energy.
The expanded coverage over the Malvinas and Austral Basins adds to Searcher’s existing data in the area.
Australia's National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) has advised of its acceptance of the Scarborough offshore project proposal.