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Petrobras: Fire Contained on Platform in Lula Field

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

January 16, 2018

File photo: P-66 FPSO sailing to its final destination (Courtesy Petrobras)

File photo: P-66 FPSO sailing to its final destination (Courtesy Petrobras)

Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro said on Tuesday a fire at a platform in the Santos Basin was contained and did not cause injuries or environmental damage.
 
Production there remains halted until safety tests can be completed, the company said. The fire was discovered early on Tuesday on a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit in the Lula Field. The unit is operated by Petrobras in consortium with Royal Dutch Shell and Petrogal .
 

Reporting by Marta Nogueira
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