The Petrojarl I FPSO has arrived in the Atlanta oil field off Brazil’s coast, local firm Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção (QGEP) said.
QGEP is currently interconnecting the subsea production and control lines, which will be finished in 60 days.
First oil by the Teekay Offshore-operated FPSO is expected for 1Q18.
QGEP expects output in the Atlanta field to reach 20,000b/d via two production wells, and the oil will be sold to Shell.
Located in the BS-4 license, in the Santos Basin, Atlanta is a post-salt oil field at 1,500m depth, 185km off Rio de Janeiro state’s coast