Wahoo is a conventional oil development located in deepwater in Brazil and is operated by PetroRio. Discovered in 2008, Wahoo lies in block C-M-101, with water depth of around 4,593 feet.

The project is currently in feasibility stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2024. The Wahoo conventional oil development will involve the drilling of approximately six wells and includes subsea manifold and subsea trees.

Field participation details

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

Production from Wahoo

Production from the Wahoo conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2024 and is forecast to peak in 2025, to approximately 29,412 bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2072.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 167.7 Mmboe, comprised of 167.7 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate.

Contractors involved in the Wahoo conventional oil field

The key contractors involved in the Wahoo project as follows.

Other Contractors: Novonor

About PetroRio

PetroRio SA (PetroRio), formerly HRT Participacoes em Petroleo SA,is oil and gas company. It offers investment and recovering of oil production assets. The company provides development of solid growth platforms aiming to generate value to its shareholders by increasing its production through the acquisition of production assets. It operates several oil blocks in South of the Campos Basin, in Rio de Janeiro and also operates the Polvo Field. In addition, the company also offers acquisition of assets, efficient management, cost reduction, project optimization, positioning and other programs. It operates reserves for natural gas. PetroRio is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


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