Petrobras starts production from Lula northeast presalt

06/17/2013
Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) reported the start of oil and gas production from the 7-LL-11-RJS well in Lula Northeast field offshore Brazil. The well, which was drilled on Block BM-S-11, is connected to the Cidade de Paraty floating production, storage, and offloading vessel, which has the capacity to process as much as 120,000 bo/d and 5 million cu m/day of gas. The FPSO is anchored in 2,120 m of water. Production, which began June 6, is from presalt reservoirs in the Santos basin about 300 km offshore. The well—the first in the drilling program to be connected to the FPSO—has the potential to produce 25,000 bo/d, but Petrobras is restricting output in the first month of operation ...
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