This excerpt taken from the PBR 6-K filed Dec 26, 2007.
Four new platforms
The pace at which new oil production systems are going online in the companys portfolio will continue intense. In 2008, three new oil platforms and one gas platform are scheduled for deployment: the P-51, in the Marlim Sul field, capable of lifting 180,000 bpd; P-53, in Marlim Leste, also designed to lift 180,000 bpd, and FPSO Cidade de Niterói, in the Marlim Leste field (Campos Basin), at 100,000 bpd. And, finally, there is also the FPSO Cidade de São Mateus, which will lift gas from the Camarupim field (Espírito Santo Basin) and was designed to produce 10,000,000 m3 per day. It must also be emphasized that the P-51 is the first platform built entirely in Brazil.
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: December 26, 2007
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