Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Petrobras’ Ultra-Deepwater Chinook Field Leaks Hydraulic Oil into Gulf of Mexico

(Dow Jones) RIO DE JANEIRO–Brazilian state-run energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro SA(PBR, PETR4.BR), or Petrobras, said Wednesday a “small leak” of hydraulic fluid was detected during commissioning of a submarine system Sunday at...

June 13, 2012
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Friday, March 2, 2012
BW Pioneer

BW Pioneer Starts Production in the Gulf of Mexico for Petrobras

Almost a year after they had planning to start production, oil has finally started to flow from Petrobras’ Cascade Field, 250 kilometers south of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico....

March 2, 2012
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Friday, April 8, 2011

On the strength of one link in the cable…

Dependeth the might of the chain. Who knows when thou may’st be tested? So live that thou bearest the strain! Brazilian oil giant Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) learned the 5th Law of...

April 8, 2011
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Sunday, April 3, 2011

Setback in the Gulf for Petrobras: BW Pioneer drops a production riser, Cascade and Chinook shut in (Update)

gCaptain just received news that on 25 23 March, one of Petrobras’ 8000-foot long production risers fell to the sea floor after the chain connecting it to its massive bouyancy...

April 3, 2011
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