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Petrobras completes Brazil’s largest semi-sub platform

17th September 2013

After stability tests, the deepwater rig will be sailed to the Roncador field in the Campos Basin

P-55 at the Rio Grande shipyard. Copyright: Agência Petrobras
The P-55 is expected produce 180,000 barrels of oil and treat 4 million cubic meters of gas per day.

Petrobas announced Tuesday that construction of its P-55 platform has been completed.

 

 

The P-55, built by industrial conglomerate Queiroz Galvão, is the largest semi-submersible platform built in Brazil and one of the biggest platforms of its kind in the world.

 

The deepwater rig is expected produce 180,000 barrels of oil and treat 4 million cubic meters of gas per day.

 

 

After stability tests, the company says P-55 will head to the Roncador field in the Campos Basin, where it will be connected to 17 wells.