Offshore FPSO News


Petrojarl Banff FPSO to Be Recycled in Denmark

Jan 18, 2021

M.A.R.S. Europe said it has been awarded a contract by Teekay Petrojarl Floating Production UK Ltd. for dismantling and recycling of the Petrojarl Banff floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO). The deal includes engineering, preparation…

Two Die in Incident Aboard BW Offshore FPSO in Ivory Coast

Jan 15, 2021

Two people died Thursday in an incident aboard BW Offshore's FPSO Espoir Ivoirien, offshore the Ivory Coast, the FPSO owner has informed.'At 13:30 local time today, an incident occurred whilst work was being performed in a cargo tank onboard…

Energean Sanctions Karish North Gas Field Project. Gets $700M Loan

Jan 14, 2021

Mediterranean Sea-focused oil and gas company Energean has taken Final Investment Decision ('FID') on the Karish North gas development, offshore Israel.The gas discovery was announced in April 2019. In November 2020, DeGolyer and MacNaughton…

TMC to Deliver Compressors for Shell's Bonga FPSO

Jan 11, 2021

TMC Compressors (TMC), a Norway-based provider of compressed air systems for the marine and offshore industry, has won a contract to supply a complete offshore topside compressed air system to Shell's Bonga Main FPSO in Nigeria.TMC will deliver…

Petrobras Says 2020 Oil Output Averaged Record 2.28 Million BPD

Jan 07, 2021

Brazil's state-run oil company Petrolero Brasileiro SA produced a record 2.28 million barrels of oil per day on average in 2020, according to a securities filing on Thursday.The combined oil and natural gas output of Petrobras, as the company is known…

SOFEC Cuts First Steel for Sangomar FPSO Turret

Jan 05, 2021

Mooring systems provider SOFEC has cut the first steel for the turret mooring system being built for the Senegal-bound Sangomar field FPSO.SOFEC is responsible for all engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) activities related to the…

Eni Extends Abo FPSO Contract

Jan 04, 2021

Italian oil company Eni has extended the contract for BW Offshore's Abo Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) vessel.BW Offshore, the owner of the FPSO, said Monday it had signed the extension with Eni's subsidiary Nigerian Agip Exploration…

Watch: Karish FPSO Mooring System Installation

Dec 28, 2020

Dutch offshore installation services company Jumbo has shared a video of its recently completed mooring installation for Energean's Karish gas development in the Mediterranean Sea, offshore Israel.On behalf of the main EPCI contractor for Karish offshore works TechnipFMC…

ABS Rubberstamps MODEC's New FPSO Hull Repair Method

Dec 24, 2020

Japanese FPSO contractor MODEC's new offshore repair method for FPSO hulls has received approval by the American Bureau of Shipping (“ABS”) as an original standard repair method. The offshore repair method was developed by MODEC and Toray Industries…

SBM Offshore, Shell Extend Brazil FPSO Term. SBM in Talks with Exxon Over Guyana Extensions

Dec 23, 2020

Oil giant Shell has extended the contract for the lease of SBM Offshore's Espirito Santo FPSO in Brazil. SBM Offshore is also in talks with ExxonMobil to extend the FPSO terms in Guyana.The Dutch FPSO operator said Wednesday that the lease and…

Brazil: Enauta Takes Ownership of Atlanta Offshore Field, as Barra Exits

Dec 22, 2020

Brazilian oil company Enauta has agreed to take full ownership of the working interest in Block BS-4, offshore Brazil, where the producing Atlanta field is located.The company, previously known as Quireoz Galvao, opted to take over an additional…

Energean Sells More Gas from Karish Field

Dec 17, 2020

Energean, an oil and gas company focused on developing its Karish gas field offshore Israel, has signed agreements to sell more gas from the project.The company said Thursday its 70 percent-owned subsidiary Energean Israel had entered into a…

Modec Nets Sangomar FPSO Operations and Maintenance Deal

Dec 14, 2020

Japanese FPSO contractor Modec has won a contract with Woodside for the operations and maintenance of the Sangomar FPSO in Senegal.The deal follows a contract signed in January for Modec to deliver the FPSO for Sangomar field development  - Senegal's first offshore development…

Video: The Floating Production Market Faces Headwinds, But Opportunities Exist

Dec 11, 2020

There are around 200 offshore oil and gas projects currently being planned for development using a floating production system, however, at around $2B apiece – some up to $5B – final investment decisions will depend on the market situation and the outlook for oil and gas doesn’t seem too bright…

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