Farfan is a conventional oil development located in ultra-deepwater in Brazil and is operated by Petroleo Brasileiro. Discovered in 2012, Farfan lies in block SEAL-M-426, with water depth of around 8,174 feet.

The project is currently in feasibility stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2025. The Farfan conventional oil development will includes FPSO.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Petroleo Brasileiro, Bharat Petroleum and Videocon Industries.

Production from Farfan

Production from the Farfan conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2025 and is forecast to peak in 2026, to approximately 21,001 bpd of crude oil and condensate and 21 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2062.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 98.3 Mmboe, comprised of 87.57 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 64.34 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Farfan conventional oil field

The key contractors involved in the Farfan project as follows.

Other Contractors: PGS

About Petroleo Brasileiro

Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) is an integrated company specializing in the oil, natural gas and energy industry. 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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