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Golfinho, Brazil

Acquisition of Golfinho

BW Energy acquired the Golfinho licence in August 2023. It is located in the Espírito Santo Basin with water depths between 1,300 and 2,200 metres.

Golfinho hydrocarbons are produced to the FPSO Cidade de Vitória, which BW Energy acquired and has operated since November 2023.

The Golfinho field has six producing subsea wells in Campanianand Maastrichtian-aged reservoirs tied to FPSO Cidade de Vitória, also owned and operated by BW Energy.

The field has been producing since 2007. Crude oil is offloaded to shuttle tankers and gas can be transported to or from shore through a pipeline routed to the Cacimbas Gas Treatment Unit.

In 2023, Golfinho Field averaged a gross rate of approximately 10,700 barrels per day. Approximately 1.3 million barrels gross were produced during the year since BW Energy gained operatorship. The field uptime was 87%, including scheduled downtime.

Gross reserves are 40.3 million barrels of oil equivalent of proven recoverable reserves based on third party estimates. These reserves are predominately oil, of which 26.4 million barrels of oil equivalent are developed and producing and 13.9 million barrels of oil equivalent are undeveloped, defined infill opportunities.

BW Energy Maromba do Brasil Ltda currently holds 100% operated ownership interest in Golfinho.