Italy: Compression modules for Campos basin ///

GE Energy will supply two compression modules to Petrobras Netherlands BV for a new floating production unit (FPU) to be located in the Campos basin, off Brazil. Owned by Petrobras of Brazil, the new FPU, designated P52, will be the largest offshore facility in Brazil to extract oil and gas at a water depth of about 2,000 m. It is expected to produce 180,000 bopd, or 10% of the total national production, plus 9 MMcmd (318 MMcfd) associated gas. The two compression modules each will encompass three motor compressor trains. The scope of supply includes: engineering, construction and assembly, commissioning and tests, transportation/ delivery of the modules, and training. Also included will be technical assistance during construction, assembly, testing, commissioning, pre-operation and start-up of the semisubmersible units.

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