Toyo-Setal’s Estaleiros do Brasil Receives Best Supplier Award from Petrobras
The EBR shipyard was the receiver of the 2018 Petrobras Best Suppliers award in Engineering Works. EBR, Estaleiros do Brasil, a subsidiary of Toyo-Setal Participações group, managed to bring in the FPSO P-74 project 80 days ahead of schedule, for which it also was recognized in the areas of construction and assembly. EBR president Maurício Mendonça Godoy was pleased to receive this type of recognition from Petrobras, an entity that EBR considers an important client. Maurício Mendonça Godoy and EBR see this venture as a combined effort by all involved to bettering a local industrial park and improving opportunities for human capital as well as increasing competitiveness and customer value.
The P-74 project, which operated in the Santos Basin’s Buzios field, can now result in an output of 150,000 barrels per day and compress 6 million cube-meters of gas. The impovement project was carried at the São José do Norte site of EBR’s shipyard. Improvements included revisions in project management, engineering of details, procurement of materials and equipment, construction and assembly and a new topside processing plant as well as completion of the “Carryover” hull and work on offshore operations assistence.
EBR president Maurício Mendonça Godoy and EBR have been working with Petrobras in its oil and gas exploration and production investments and is well into the development of a R$1.4 billion gas treatment center in Cabiúnas. EBR is also in three Petrobras bidding processes: a hydrogen plant, a pre-salt gas treatment plant for a refinery and an ammonia unit for a fertilizer company. All bidding is set for July of 2013. Toyo-Setal is a partnership formed in 2012 between Brazil’s Setal Oil and Gas and the Japanese Toyo. Maurício Mendonça Godoy considers the integration to have been very easy and the company is already working at full capacity.