The facility, the tenth major final production system operating in the presalt, is moored about 300 km (186 mi) offshore in a water depth of 2,120 m (6,955 ft). It has the capacity to produce 150,000 b/d of oil and compress up to 6 MMcm/d (212 MMcf/d) of gas.
The Lula Central project includes 18 wells, nine producing, four water or gas injectors, and five water injectors.
The FPSO will operate under a 20-year charter with Tupi BV as well as an operations contract with the BM-S-11 consortium. The BM-S-11 block is under concession to a consortium comprised of Petrobras (65%), BG E&P Brasil Ltda - a Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary (25%), and Petrogal Brasil S.A. (10%).
The FPSO Cidade de Saquarema is owned and operated by a joint venture owned by affiliated companies of SBM Offshore, Mitsubishi Corp., Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, and Queiroz Galvão Óleo e Gás S.A.
In 3Q, Petrobras expects the FPSO Cidade de Caraguatatuba to start operations on the Lapa field in the Santos basin.
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