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Chevron Frade BV

Brazil Chevron Frade

Chevron’s first subsea development in Brazil and FMC Technologies' most complete scope for an overall subsea system ever in Brazil 

Chevron has teamed with FMC Technologies' unique Brazilian local content strengths, knowledge and experience to provide a complete subsea field development system for the Frade project. The Frade field is located in approximately 4,000 ft (1,330 m) of water, 230 miles (370 km) in the North Campos Basin offshore of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Frade project utilize’s FMC Technologies globally managed product standards, systems engineering, quality assurance and control, supporting manufacturing, supply and project management processes. The FMC Technologies Macaé facility base will support installation and life of field activities. 

  • Contract Award: 2006
  • Sales: Houston, Texas
  • Fabrication: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Houston, Texas
  • Service Base: Macaé, Brazil
  • Host Type: FPSO
  • Contract Type: EPC