Petrobras continues to add producing facilities off Brazil

Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) in 2007 added five floating production units to its extensive operations off Brazil and plans many more during the next decade, according to company reports during the year.In January 2007, the company started producing to the Cidade do Rio de Janeiro floating production, storage, offloading (FPSO) vessel moored in Espadarte field. In October, production started to the world’s first cylinder-shaped FPSO installed in Pirama field.The FPSO Cidade de Vitoria went on stream in Golfinho field in November. This was followed in November and December with the start-up of the P-52 semisubmersible production unit and the P-54 FPSO in Roncador fieldWith this ...

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