U.S., Gulf of Mexico, Walker Ridge
Landmark: The Petrobras Cascade Chinook is the first major U.S. full field development for Petrobras.
Petrobras America, Inc. selected FMC Technologies to supply production equipment for the Cascade project. The Cascade and Chinook fields are located in the Walker Ridge area of the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 180 miles (300 km) south of the Louisiana coast, in water depth of 8,500 ft (2,590 m). The systems provided by FMC Technologies will be located in average depths of 8,500 ft (2,590 m) to support Petrobras’ development of the Cascade and Chinook fields. FMC Technologies was pleased to be selected by Petrobras for this fast-track subsea development in the Gulf of Mexico. FMC and Petrobras have a long-term relationship from working together on challenging projects that date back 30 years.