A Petrobras-led consortium has pushed back the date for receiving bids in a tender to provide the subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines system for a third floating production, storage and offloading unit on the Mero field in Brazil’s Santos basin — with more contracts expected.

The bid date for the Mero-3 SURF package has moved to 22 December from 17 November, industry sources told Upstream.

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