Brazil's Petrobras signs contract to build seventh platform in Buzios field
SAO PAULO, May 10 (Reuters) - 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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