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Bijupira and Salema Fields

Name

Bijupira and Salema

Operator

Enterprise

Location

Offshore Brazil, 250km east of Rio de Janeiro

Equity

Enterprise (55%), Odebrecht (25%), Petrobras (20%)

Water depth

1,575ft to 2,900ft

Recoverable reserves

170 million barrels of oil in place, 1.6 billion cubic metres of gas

Density

Bijupira 28° API, Salema 31° API

Discovery

1990

Reservoir depth

2,900m below the seabed

Age

Eocene age

Type

Sandstone reservoir, Carapebus formation

Producing zones

3

Early production

1993 and 2000

Wells

2 Bijupira wells, 1 Salema

Production vessel

P13

Production

25 million barrels of oil

Production vessel

Floating Production Storage and Offloading System (FPSO)

Contract

$290 million

Subsea centres

2, 5km apart

Bijupira

Two production and one water injection manifold in 770m of water

Salema

One production and one water injection manifold in 620m of water

Manifold weight

110t each

Bijupira risers

Four 8in diameter flexible flowlines and risers, 8in water injection line

Salema risers

Two 6in production flowlines and risers, a 41/½in water injection line

Gas lift lines

4in and 5in diameter

FPSO

Fluminense, converted from Sahara

Length

362m

Gross

354,000t

Water depth

700m

Processing capacity

70,000 barrels of oil per day

Gas handling capacity

75 million cubic feet per day

Injection capacity

92,000 barrels of water per day

Storage capacity

1.2 million barrels

Production

70,000b/d of light crude oil, 2 million m3/d of gas

Turret

15 risers and three umbilicals two spare slots

Mooring lines

9

Gas export

10in line to P15
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