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Brazil's Petrobras signs contract to build seventh platform in Buzios field

05/10/2021 07:29
Brazil's Petrobras signs contract to build seventh platform in Buzios field

- Brazil's Petrobras PETR4.SA said on Monday it had signed a contract with Keppel Shipyard Limited to build its seventh platform in the Buzios field, located in the Santos Basin, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, to be known as P-78.

Petrobras said the new platform will be delivered in 2024 and have the capacity to process 180,000 barrels of oil per day and 7.2 million cubic meters of gas a day.

The Buzios field is considered the largest deepwater oilfield in the world.



(Reporting by Marcelo Rochabrun, editing by Louise Heavens)

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