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Petrobras Mexilhão

Petrobras Mexilhao

Brazil, Santos Basin, Block BS-400

Landmark: Petrobras Mexilhão is the first high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) subsea system in Brazil.

The Mexilhão field is located in the Santos Basin, Sao Paulo State, about 100 miles (160 km) offshore. The Mexilhão gas subsea production system is rated for 10,000 psi and 300 F (149 C) qualifying as Brazil’s first HPHT subsea project. FMC Technologies' subsea control module incorporates a High Integrity Pipeline Protection Control System (Subsea HIPPS) with autonomous logic for monitoring the pressure sensors and activating the closing of the vertical tree valves and/or manifold valves to protect the subsea gas pipeline.

Water Depth: 499 m - 600 m (1640 ft - 1970 ft)
Tree Pressure: 10000 psi
Tree Type: Vertical with SCM and ROV tree cap
Tree Count: 6
Tree Bore Size: 5"x2"
Hydrocarbons: Gas