Petrobras has signed a BRL 1.95 billion ($590 million) contract with a consortium including China’s Shandong Kerui Petroleum to build Brazil’s biggest gas processing plant, the state-owned Brazilian company said on Thursday.
The plant will be located in Itaborai, about 50 km east of Rio de Janeiro, and will process gas from Brazil’s giant pre-salt fields onshore.
The facility will have a capacity of up to 21 million cubic metres per day (MMcm/d) – nearly doubling Brazil’s current pre-salt processing capacity of 23 MMcm/d...
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