Marlim 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 MRL (Marlim), with water depth of 3,411 feet. Buy the profile here.
An expansion project is associated with the Marlim, namely the Marlim Revitalization Module 1. This project is currently in the commissioning stage, expected to start in 2023.
Field participation details
The field is owned by Petroleo Brasileiro.
Production from Marlim
The Marlim heavy oil field recovered 98.96% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2002. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2027. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.
Contractors involved in the Marlim heavy oil field
Some of the key contractors involved in the Marlim project as follows.
Main EPC: Mitsui E&S Holdings
Other Contractors: Baker Hughes, NOV, Mitsui E&S Holdings, Seatrium and Shearwater GeoServices
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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