RIO DE JANEIRO – Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) has started up platform P-61 at the Papa-Terra field in the Campos basin offshore Brazil.
Set up at a water depth of 1,200 m (3,937 ft), P-61 comprises the Papa-Terra field production project, along with FPSOP-63, which came into operation in 4Q 2013.
Currently there are five production and six injection wells interconnected to P-63, an additional five injection wells are scheduled be interconnected. Thirteen production wells will be interconnected to P-61, the well known as PPT-16, which is currently in operation, is the platform’s first well.
Papa-Terra is operated by Petrobras (62.5%) in partnership with Chevron (37.5%).