Bacalhau Oil and Gas Complex (Brazil)

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Bacalhau Oil and Gas Complex is an in development oil and gas complex in Brazil.


The project consists of the following units:

Project Details

Main Data

Table 1: Complex-level project details for Bacalhau Oil and Gas Complex

*Final Investment Decision
Unit name Status Operator Owner Discovery year FID* year Production start year
Bacalhau In development[1] Equinor[1] Equinor (40.0%); ExxonMobil (40.0%); Petrogal Brasil (20.0%)[1] 2012[2] 2021[2] 2025 (expected)[1]

Production and Reserves

Table 2: Reserves of Bacalhau Oil and Gas Complex

million bbl = million barrels of oil million boe = million barrels of oil equivalent
Fuel Description Reserve Classification Quantity Units Data Year Source
hydrocarbons recoverable reserves 2000 million boe [not stated] [3]
oil estimated recoverable reserves 1000 million bbl 2021 [2]

Table 3: Production from Bacalhau Oil and Gas Complex

million bbl/y = million barrels of oil per year
Category Fuel Description Quantity Units Data Year Source
production design capacity oil 80.3 million bbl/y 2021 [4]

Location

Table 4: complex-level location details for Bacalhau Oil and Gas Complex

Concession/Block Basin Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
BM-S-8; Norte de Carcará[2] Santos Offshore, Brazil[5] -25.472, -44.003 (approximate)[5]

The map below shows the approximate location of the complex:

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Articles and Resources

Additional data

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Jaxon Caine (45034). "Deepwater Roundup: Americas". Hart Energy. Archived from the original on December 11, 2023. Retrieved December 11, 2023. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 https://www.equinor.com/news/archive/20210601-final-investment-decision-bacalhau-phase1-brazil. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. https://www.equinor.com/en/where-we-are/brazil.html. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/equinor-exxon-develop-8-bln-brazilian-oilfield-2021-06-01/. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. 5.0 5.1 "ANP Shapefile de Dados". Ministry of Mines and Energy. 2020. Archived from the original on June 2, 2021. Retrieved March 19, 2021.