WorldOil BW Offshore contracts PG Flow Solutions for Polvo FPSO extension project BW Offshore has contracted liquid handling and pump specialist PG Flow Solutions to supply water booster pumps to the FPSO operator’s life extension project for the Polvo FPSO. Fugro provides seep hunting expertise offshore Brazil Working for multi-client geoscience data company, TGS, Fugro continues the hunt for hydrocarbon seeps, this time offshore Brazil. Petrobras announces start of production at Búzios field, in the Santos basinúzios-field-in-the-santos-basin Petrobras has started production of Búzios field, in the pre-salt of the Santos basin, by means of platform P-74. Petrobras will drive 76% of Brazil’s crude production to 2021 Petrobras liquids production is expected to grow to 2.7 MMbpd by 2021 with Roncador field representing 8.3% of all production in 2021. BP, Petrobras alliance to explore joint projects in Brazil and beyond BP has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding to explore areas of cooperation with Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras). Vallourec inks long-term agreements with Petrobras Vallourec has announced that it has signed new contracts for the supply of products and services to the Brazilian national oil company Petrobras. TGS announces new multi-beam and seep study project offshore Brazil TGS announces the Brazil Southern basins SeaSeep Project in the Campos and Santos Basins, offshore Brazil. The project will cover existing TGS surveys in these hydrocarbon rich basins as well as the highly prospective pre-salt trend where many untested structures exist. Wintershall becomes Brazil's fourth-largest gas producer with new license awards Wintershall is continuing its growth course and has now been awarded exploration licenses in Brazil. In its 15th bidding round, Brazil’s National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) has awarded interests in seven licenses to Germany's largest internationally active oil and gas producer ExxonMobil wins eight deepwater blocks in Brazil's latest bid round ExxonMobil has increased its holdings in Brazil’s pre-salt basins after winning eight additional exploration blocks during Brazil’s 15th bid round. Shell expands Brazil-operated footprint with new deepwater blocks Shell Brasil Petroleo, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), today won four additional deep-water exploration blocks in the Campos and Potiguar basins, bringing its total operated presence offshore Brazil to 18 blocks.