Petrobras installs deepwater electric intelligent completion

Capping a 5-year joint effort with Baker Oil Tools, Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) installed a deepwater all-electric completion in a Marlim Sul subsea well, in the Campos basin off Brazil.A dynamically positioned (DP) drilling rig, working in 3,832 ft of water, ran the system which is tied-back to the Petrobras P-40 floating production vessel by a 3.7-mile umbilical. Petrobras can monitor the system from any point within its internal network.Baker Oil Tools says that the intelligent system remotely monitors the injection of 15,000-20,000 b/d of water into the 8-MLS-67HA-RJS well to determine the water distribution into two discrete intervals.The system monitors real-time measurement...

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