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Urucu oil province

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Urucu Province, located in the Solimões basin, is the largest producing onshore gas field in Brazil and the third largest state oil producer in the country, with average output of over 50,000b/d. Production includes 10Mm3 /d of natural gas, enough to supply the entire northern region. In 2011 Petrobras announced plans to increase production by building a 140km pipeline to transport gas from the Araracanga field to the Urucu complex. The project also entailed the upgrading and improving its Urucu oil processing facility.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Urucu oil province
Project Type
Crude oil, Natural gas and condensates, Onshore, Production, Upstream
Development Phase
In operation
Project Status
Project Capacity
50,000  b/d (barrels per day)  Crude oil
10,000  m3 (cubic meters)  Natural gas and condensates

The Urucu oil processing facility is located 650km southwest of Manaus, Amazonas state, in the heart of the Amazon jungle.

* The map coordinates represent the approximate latitude and longitude, and not the exact location of the project.


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