Buzios IX (Franco) is a conventional oil development located in ultra-deepwater in Brazil and is operated by Petroleo Brasileiro. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, lies in block Buzios, with water depth of around 6,890 feet. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2026. The development cost is expected to be $5,506 m. The Buzios IX (Franco) conventional oil development will involve the drilling of approximately 14 wells and includes FPSO.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Petroleo Brasileiro.

Production from Buzios IX (Franco)

Production from the Buzios IX (Franco) conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2026 and is forecast to peak in 2028, Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2056.

Contractors involved in the Buzios IX (Franco) conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Buzios IX (Franco) project as follows.

Main EPC: Keppel

Other Contractors: Baker Hughes, Seadrill, Mattr, The Techint Group and TechnipFMC

About Petroleo Brasileiro

Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) is an integrated oil & gas company. Its major businesses include exploration and production, refining, marketing, trade, and transportation of oil and gas. The company also conducts biofuel, natural gas, petrochemical, electricity, and chemical businesses, and oil product distribution. It is a major crude oil producer and refiner in Brazil and the South American continent. It also participates in the domestic power market through investments in thermoelectric power plants and renewable energy. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, Petrobras markets its products in North America, South America, Africa, and Asia. Petrobras is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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This content was updated on 14 May 2024

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