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Montevideo, July 19th 2019 - 10:40 UTC


  • Wednesday, January 9th 2019 - 08:39 UTC

    ExxonMobil resumes exploratory drilling off Guyana; first FPSO expected at the end of the year

    Development comes two weeks after ExxonMobil suspended seismic data gathering  in the Stabroek Block, following in incident with the Venezuelan navy

    US energy company ExxonMobil has started drilling one of two new exploration wells offshore Guyana. It’s the first of two wells to be drilled this month. The world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company said in a statement that the Stena Carron drillship is drilling the Haimara-1 well, located 19 miles east of the Pluma-1 discovery in the southeast Stabroek Block.

  • Tuesday, June 26th 2018 - 08:26 UTC

    Petrobras begins operations at Tartaruga Verde field

    Tartaruga Verde field has good quality oil (27º API), and is located in the southern area of the Campos basin, in the post-salt, in water depth ranging from 700 to 1,300 m

    Petrobras has announced the start of production at Tartaruga Verde field, in the deep waters of the Campos basin, by means of FPSO Cidade de Campos dos Goytacazes. The FPSO is located about 127 km off the coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro, in water depth of 765 m, with a capacity to process daily up to 150,000 bbl of oil and 3.5 MMcmg and 5 MMcm of gas compression.