In the last three years, COMPANY has started the production of eight Surface Production Systems (Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading Units) in the Búzios and Lula fields of the Brazilian pre-salt that have generated technical knowledge, organizational learning and many opportunities to explore in upcoming projects. The lessons learned as well as the organizational knowledge acquired in this period, resulted in a new approach for the commissioning process to apply in COMPANY's coming FPSO projects.
During this period, COMPANY identified improvement opportunities and stablished structuring programs focused on adding value to these new assets. The main opportunity identified was to reduce the period required for ramping-up the oil production, considering aggressive target dates for start-up, with high up time on the gas compression systems with minimum flaring.
In this manuscript, will be described some of the important actions and changes made in commissioning process that allowed COMPANY to achieve better efficiency and safety in ramp up of new FPSOs in Brazilian pre salt fields.