• General
    • Vessel Name : LIBRA
    • Ships Type (ICST) : 432
    • Vessel Type : Pushboat
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 1200
  • Location
    • STATE : TX
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 66
  • Size
    • Register length : 61.5 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 24 Feet
    • Overall Length : 61.5 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 24 Feet
    • Load draft : 7 Feet
    • Light Draft : 7 Feet
    • Height : 36.6 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1982
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 647864




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First Oil and Contract Start-up for Libra FPSO

First Oil and Contract Start-up for Libra FPSO

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. announced that its jointly owned floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit, the FPSO Pioneiro de Libra (Libra), has achieved first oil and commenced its 12-year charter contract with a group of international oil companies, including Petrobras, Total, Shell, CNPC and CNOOC Limited, on the Libra oil field where it will perform early well tests.

First Oil from Brazil's Libra Field Flowing to FPSO

First Oil from Brazil's Libra Field Flowing to FPSO

First oil has flowed from Brazil's giant Libra field operated by Petrobras and a consortium that includes Total, Shell and China's CNPC and CNOOC, the companies said on Monday.   Libra, which has recoverable volumes estimated by oil regulator ANP at between 8 billion and 12 billion barrels, is located in the high-yield region off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.

Brazil Delays Estimate for First Oil Cargo from Libra

Brazil on Wednesday pushed back its forecast for a first oil shipment from its promising offshore Libra prospect to the first quarter of next year, months after its previously projected October 2017 estimate made in May.   Hercules Tadeu F. da Silva, contract management director at Brazil's state-run Pre-Sal Petroleo SA, a company created to help guide development of Libra

Shell, Petrobras Expand Deep Water Partnership

Two of the world’s largest energy companies, Royal Dutch Shell and Petrobras, signed last week in The Hague, Netherlands, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a long-term mutual collaboration in developing pre-salt fields in Brazil.    Shell said the partnership will allow it to benefit from technical solutions

FPSO to Achieve First Oil from Libra Field in July

FPSO to Achieve First Oil from Libra Field in July

Teekay informs that the FPSO Pioneiro de Libra arrived May 17 in Brazilian territorial waters.   The FPSO unit, owned through a 50/50 joint venture between Odebrecht Oil & Gas and Teekay Offshore, will be the first to produce oil in the Libra Block which covers more than 1,500 square kilometers in the Santos Basin and has estimated reserves of 8-12 billion barrels of recoverable oil.

Egypt Weans Itself off Foreign Gas

Egypt seeking to defer up to 25 LNG cargoes this year-trade; talks with trade houses and producers ongoing.   Egypt is holding talks with its liquefied natural gas (LNG) suppliers to defer contracted shipments this year and aims to cut back on purchases in 2018, as surging domestic gas production squeezes out demand for costly foreign imports.

Total Expects Decision on First Libra FPSO by Summer

A decision on the first floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels on the giant Libra project in Brazil will be made by the summer, Total's head of exploration and production said on Thursday. "We are actively working actively on Libra to have the first FPSO decided before summer," Arnaud Breuillac told an oil summit in Paris.

Mero Field to Produce 40,000 bpd by End of Feb

Brazil's Mero field in the offshore Libra area should begin producing 40,000 barrels of oil per day by the end of February as part of a long duration test, an official at state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro said on Friday. Fernando Borges, Petrobras' manager for Libra, said the area is already producing 20,000 bpd, adding that the company completed an initial shipment of 500

First Libra Pre-salt Oil Shipment Likely in Early January

Petróleo Brasileiro SA is likely to begin shipping oil from the Libra pre-salt area early in January, an executive at the Brazilian state-controlled oil company said on Friday. Operations at Libra kicked off this week with an output of around 17,500 barrels of oil per day (bpd), Petrobras executive Fernando Borges said in a conference call with reporters.

New Fresh Water Generators for Pionerio de Libra FPSO

New Fresh Water Generators for Pionerio de Libra FPSO

Dutch water treatment specialist Hatenboer-Water has supplied three fresh water generators for the Pioneiro de Libra oil production vessel built by Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd. The order consists of three reverse osmosis type fresh water generators. Two of the generators are topside installations in heavy duty box frames suitable for a hazardous Ex Zone 2 area.

Santos Brasil Loses ESA Cargo Contract to Grupo Libra

Logistics company Santos Brasil Participações SA has confirmed the termination of a contract to move containers for the ESA consortium of shipowners at the port of Santos, according to a statement sent to Reuters on Thursday.   Santos Brasil, the largest cargo operator in the country, lost the ESA contract to Grupo Libra, the second largest, according to two sources briefed on the matter.