The Parque das Conchas field in Campos basin offshore Brasil is a phased ultra-deepwater heavy oil development tied to the Esp rito Santos floating, production, storage and offload (FPSO) vessel, moored at a water depth of 1,780-meters. The subsea system utilizes a subsea boosting and separation technology, enhanced recovery through water and gas injection, subsea sampling, enhanced vertical deepwater trees (EVDT), steel lazy wave catenary risers, and high voltage multiplexed electro-hydraulic steel tube umbilicals. During its nine year development since sanctioning, the professionals, installation contractors, commercial and contractual conditions have changed and played their role on the successful deployment of the subsea systems architecture. The project's successful track history to date is largely attributed to the development and consistent application of standardized subsea hardware throughout its three distinct and independently developed phases.

This paper addresses the standardized features applied to the 10,000-psi (10K) rated subsea system components at BC-10: EVDT systems and tooling, including the upper completion tools which allowed deployment through either a subsea or surface blow-out preventer; completion and intervention riser systems on the lower riser package; retrievable flow modules and flow meters; production and injection jumper kits; manifolds; subsea boosting and separation; subsea control modules; umbilicals and subsea distribution hardware. This paper also addresses how these features fit within the operator's global subsea hardware standardization program, and provides examples on how continuous improvement, lessons learned and innovations are implemented in that program.

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