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Petrobras informs of oil leak from refinery

Petrobras informed that on 26th of August, it detected a leakage of about 5 cubic meters of oily waste in the industrial waste treatment plant of the Abreu e Lima Refinery (Rnest). This comes after 1.2 cubic meter of residual oil leaked from the FPSO ‘Cidade do Rio de Janeiro’, at the Espadarte field in Brazil, during the weekend.

Petrobras reports FPSO oil spill in Campos Basin

Petrobras reported a hose rupture on February 23, at P-58 during the offloading of oil to a relief vessel. This caused an oil spill of about 188 m³. The offloading procedure was stopped immediately. The platform is in safe condition, while there are no victims or impact to the operation. Initial simulations show that there is no risk that the slick will reach the coast.

Oil leak reported at Petrobras FPSO in Espadarte field

Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras confirmed occurrence of an oil leak on 2 January in one of the tanks of the FPSO ‘Cidade de Rio de Janeiro’, chartered by the company and operated by Modec do Brasil in the Espadarte field in the Campos Basin, approximately 130 km from the Macaé coastline, on the north coast of Rio de Janeiro.