December 20, 2021

File Photo: Petrobras

File Photo: Petrobras

Brazilian oil and gas company Enauta has informed that production has resumed from the Manati field, offshore Brazil, after a recent output halt caused by a valve issue.

Enauta said that Petrobras, the operator, had informed it that the production resumed on Sunday, after completion of the repair of the valve in the submerged export gas pipeline.

Enauta had said on December 13, that that production had been interrupted due to improper closure of a valve in the field’s partly submerged export gas pipeline.

The field is operated by Petrobras and is located in the Camamu basin, on the coast of Bahia.

Enauta holds a 45% working interest in the Manati Field. In August 2020, Enauta announced a deal to sell to Gas Bridge S.A. its entire  interest in the Manati field with an effective date of December 31st, 2020. 

“The transaction is subject to a series of conditions precedent and the actions required for the conclusion of the agreement shall be completed by December 31st, 2021. If the transaction is completed, the interruption will have no impact on Enauta’s cash flow,” Enauta said.

Petrobras has a 35% stake, in the field, Enauta Energia owns 45%, GeoPark LTDA 10%, and Petro Rio Coral  Exploração Petrolífera LTDA 10%. 

The average production of the field in November was 3.42 million m3/d.


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