Fossil Energy – Brazil
Subsea7 recently confirmed the award of a contract amendment by Petrobras for the development of the Mero 4 field2 located approximately 200 kilometres off the coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at 2,200 metres water depth in the pre-salt Santos basin.
The contract amendment scope includes engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation and pre-commissioning of 76 kilometres of rigid risers and flowlines for the steel lazy wave production system.
Project management and engineering will commence immediately at Subsea7’s offices in Rio de Janeiro and Paris. Fabrication of the pipelines will take place at Subsea7’s spoolbase at Ubu in the state of Espirito Santo and offshore operations are scheduled to be executed in 2025 and 2026.