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Keppel delivers FPSO to MODEC in Brazil

Sep 29, 2017

Keppel Offshore & Marine's BrasFELS shipyard in Brazil has delivered the Cidade de Campos dos Goytacazes MV29 floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel to MODEC. The FPSO was completed safely, on time and within budget…

Edison Chouest inks Shell Brazil contract

May 08, 2017

Two affiliates of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) have signed a five-year contract with Shell Brazil for light subsea construction and inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) services from the Island Enforcer, a 402ft subsea installation and construction vessel…

Huisman to deliver first Brazil crane

Feb 07, 2017

Huisman is set to deliver the first crane built and tested at their production facility in Navegantes, Santa Catarina state, in the south of Brazil. Image from Huisman. The 50…

Brazil an important market, says Sandvik

Oct 26, 2016

Sandvik presented its wide range of corrosion-resistant products including umbilical tubing, OCTG tubing, downhole control lines, hydraulic lines for drilling risers, tubing for sand screens, subsea piping material, welding products and slicklines…

Petrobras, Total form strategic alliance

Oct 24, 2016

Brazil’s Petrobras and France’s Total have entered into a strategic alliance for upstream and downstream activities in Brazil, that will expand internationally.  Image of Pouyanné, from Total. Petrobras…

Rio games

Sep 01, 2016

Brazil has been a global leader in deepwater technology. If it can put its troubles behind, it has a real opportunity to be the world leader, says io oil & gas’ Ed Hernandez. International Olympic…

Updated: Brazil senate impeaches Rousseff

Aug 31, 2016

Brazil’s senate has removed President Dilma Rousseff from office today (31 August) in a 61-20 vote, convicting her of breaking budget laws, and masking the extent of Brazil’s financial woes. Temer…

InterMoor appoints managing director for Brazil

Jun 13, 2016

InterMoor appointed Cleiver Moulin as managing director in Brazil. Moulin will be responsible for overseeing InterMoor do Brasil’s business in the region. Moulin joined InterMoor do Brazil in 2010 as a senior project manager and has since played management roles in projects…

Trelleborg appoints Brazil managing director

Jun 10, 2016

Trelleborg’s offshore operation has appointed Sebastian Araujo as managing director of its Brazilian manufacturing facility in Macae. Araujo has an extensive background in the oil and gas subsea sector, previously holding general and…

Brazil names new energy minister

May 13, 2016

Brazil’s interim president Michel Temer has appointed Fernando Bezerra Filho as the country’s new mines and energy minister amid a political battle that suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff from office yesterday (12 May). Image of Filho…

Spectrum starts Brazil campaign

Mar 30, 2016

Geoscience firm Spectrum has started a 10,400km multi client 2D survey offshore Brazil in the Amazonas and Para Maranhao basins, along the Equatorial Margin of Brazil.  The new acquisition program will tie five of Spectrum's Northern Margin programs…

FPSOs: On the horizon

Jan 01, 2016

While the oil price has sucked much wind out of the sails of the FPSO industry, work must go on.  And there are still quite a few projects lined up from 2016-2018. Infield Systems presents this list of conversion and newbuild construction projects…

Ampelmann inks first Brazil contract

Dec 15, 2015

Ampelmann, the global leader in motion compensated access solutions, has been awarded its first contract in Brazil.  Under the contract, Ampelmann will provide its E-Type system to Boskalis in support of an extended floating production…

Brazil's 13th round flops

Oct 08, 2015

Brazil’s National Agency of Petroleum (ANP) held the 13th Bidding Round for exploratory blocks yesterday (7 October) that almost mirrored Mexico’s Round One, in that the ANP was only able to sell 37 out of the 266 blocks offered. Brazil's 13th round…

Brazil’s 13th round gains more approvals

Sep 11, 2015

Brazil’s National Petroleum, Natural Gas, and Biofuels agency (ANP) has approved registrations for a total of 37 companies for the country’s 13th bid round, of which 22 are from outside of Brazil. Image from ANP's Facebook…

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