Atapu is a producing conventional oil field 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, the field is located in block Atapu and BM-S-11 (Oeste De Atapu), with water depth of 7,528 feet. Buy the profile here.
An expansion project is associated with the Atapu, namely the Atapu Development. This project is currently in the feasibility stage, expected to start in 2028.
Field participation details
The field is owned by Petroleo Brasileiro, Shell and TotalEnergies.
Production from Atapu
The Atapu conventional oil field recovered 8.70% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2027. The peak production will approximately 141.43 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2066. The field currently accounts for approximately 3% of the country’s daily output.
Remaining recoverable reserves
The field is expected to recover 882.42 Mmboe, comprised of 882.42 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Atapu conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.20% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.
Contractors involved in the Atapu conventional oil field
The key contractors involved in the Atapu project as follows.
Other Contractors: ABL Group
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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