Delivering cost-effective FPSO projects while working within the confines of the Brazilian regulatory framework

Brazil is home to more than a third of the world’s floating production, storage and offloading vessels (FPSOs), making it the world’s largest market for FPSOs and also its most attractive. Petroleo Brasileiro (Petrobras), Brazil's NOC, plans to develop the country's sub-salt hydrocarbon resources in the Santos and Campos basins mainly through FPSOs and has earmarked a capex spend of $108.6 billion as part of its 2015-19 Business and Management Plan.

But there have been some setbacks in the Brazilian FPSO markets over the past few years and challenges remain aplenty. The local content requirement for goods and services used in the exploration and development of oil and gas remains one of the main problems with the Brazilian oil and gas regime and adds unsustainable costs and make the sector uncompetitive, leading to cost overruns in many offshore projects.

The FPSO Brazil Congress 2018 will bring in senior stakeholders from Brazilian NOC and IOCs, international oil and gas companies with operations in Brazil, leading FPSO contractors, regulatory experts and consultants. They will be focusing on both marco and operational issues including:

Key Topics Covered:

  • Decommissioning of FPSOs
  • Local content regulation – how to be sustainable but competitive
  • Brazilian tax rules and changes in local sourcing requirements
  • Financing FPSO projects through traditional and alternative means and how this affects project execution models
  • Direction of the Brazilian FPSO market
  • Market opportunities for FPSOs in Brazil’s pre-sale and post-salt fields, especially in Libra block and Santos field
  • Enhancing productivity for FPSOs in the mid-late lifecycles
  • FPSO life extensions and asset integrity
  • Retaining, attracting and upgrading talent to the FPSO Market in Brazil

Why You Cannot Miss the FPSO Brazil
Congress 2018

The ONLY FPSO-focused event in Brazil that covers the ENTIRE FPSO life cycle - from commercial and financing strategies, contracting, field development, project execution and operations

Obtain critical market intelligence and outlook for a market that is beginning to pick up

Practical strategies that address issues across the technical, operational and commercial aspects of FPSO operations in order to reduce cost, productivity in preparation for market recovery

Meet and network with senior stakeholders from FPSO contractors and oil companies active in the Brazilian market

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