Brazil’s Petrobras has started production from the FPSO Cidade de Maricá, located in the Lula field, in the pre-salt layer of the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.
The Cidade de Maricá is a floating, production, storage and offloading unit that produces, stores and transfers oil. The vessel is located at approximately 270 kilometers from the coast, at a water depth of 2,120 meters.
According to Petrobras, with a daily production capacity of up to 150,000 barrels of oil and 6 million cubic meters of gas, this is the seventh major definitive production system in the pre-salt layer of the Santos Basin.
With this additional unit, the pre-salt layer of the Santos and Campos basins already accounts for 35% of Brazil’s oil production.
Vantrunk supplied the cable management systems for the water treatment packages built by Veolia includng the Speedway Cable Ladder and Heavy Duty Cable Tray.
Vantrunk recently attended the Australian Oil & Gas (AOG) show in Perth between the 20th – 22nd February 2013. Vantrunk exhibited from stand I30 in conjunction with our partners in Australia CNW Energy.
In the past few years AOG has broken records and become Australia's largest oil and gas exhibition, with over 450 exhibitors from 20 countries.
Vantrunk’s General Manager Mr Trevor Tomkins said of the event “it is always good to meet with people from within the industry to ensure Vantrunk stay in touch with industry trends and AOG was an excellent opportunity to do this. It was an extremely well attended event and helped to generate numerous new contacts.”
Australia is fast becoming a key energy market with projects such as Gorgon LNG, Wheatstone LNG, Browse LNG, Ichthys LNG and Queensland LNG.
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Vantrunk are delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at AOG 2013 from the 20 - 22 February at the Perth Convention Centre. Vantrunk will be exhibiting from stand I30 in conjunction with CNW Energy.
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