The multi-deck topsides are 64 m by 43 m by 18.3 m high and hold 21 well slots. The entire structure weighs around 43,000 tons. The Petronius platform has maximum production capacity of 60,000 barrels of oil per day and 100 million cubic feet of gas per day. The Petronius field was discovered in 1995 and contains estimated recoverable reserves of 80-100 million barrels of oil equivalent. The produced oil and gas from 24 wells is delivered to the Flotta oil terminal. Texaco and its partner, Marathon, each have a 50-percent working interest and Texaco is operator.
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