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    Petrobras starts pilot production on Jubarte field

    News // November 8, 2002
    Offshore Shipbrokers Ltd reports that Petrobras has commenced pilot production from the deepwater Jubarte field in block BC60 in the Campos Basin using the FPSO Seillean.

    Moored in 1300m of water, initial production from the Seillean (some16,500 bpd) is expected to rise to around 25,000bpd fairly quickly.

    A subsea centrifugal pumping system is being used to boost the flow of the heavy crude (17deg API). Reserves are thought to be around 600m barrels.

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