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Mexilhão Gas Field

Location

Santos Basin, Brazil

Land

160km off Sao Paulo coast

Water depth

320m-550m

Development cost

$1.9m

Discovered

2003

Temperatures

130° at the well heads

Pressures

10,000psi

Development drilling

2005

Platform

PMXL-1

Initial production

12 million cubic metres a day

Peak

15mcm per day

Subsea cost

$122m

Subsea trees

6

Subsea manifolds

2

Main umbilicals

22km

Depth

170m to manifold at 500m

Others

7 15km manifold well heads

Platform water depth

172m

Total height

230m

Topsides

12,000t

Capacity

15 million cubic metres of gas a day<br />3,200 cubic metres of condensate a day

Jacket

180m-tall tubular

Weight

10,500t

Piles

3,150t tubular steel

Length

120m

Trunkline value

$400m

Length

120km

Diameter

34in

Production begins

2010

Operator

Petrobas

Subsea gas production

FMC

Umbilicals

Nexans

Gas export trunkline

Acergy
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