Jubarte is a producing heavy oil field located in 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 BC-60 (Jubarte), with water depth of 5,461 feet. Buy the profile here.

An expansion project is associated with the Jubarte, namely the Caxareu. This project is currently in the construction stage, expected to start in 2024.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Petroleo Brasileiro.

Production from Jubarte

The Jubarte heavy oil field recovered 82.91% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2016. The peak production was approximately 315.20 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 220.00 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2034. The field currently accounts for approximately 3% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 253.56 Mmboe, comprised of 232.90 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 123.98 bcf of natural gas reserves. Jubarte heavy oil field reserves accounts 0.59% of total remaining reserves of producing heavy oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Jubarte heavy oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Jubarte project as follows.

Other Contractors: Yinson Holdings, Aker Kvaerner Subsea and Shearwater GeoServices Holding

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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