Offshore FPSO News


Drydocks Orders Kanfa FPSO Topside Module

Jun 29, 2022

UAE-based shipyard Drydocks World has signed a contract with Norway-based Kanfa to deliver a topside module for a floating production storage and offloading vessel.In what will be the first collaboration between Drydocks World and Kanfa, the M10 module will be placed on the main deck of the FPSO…

Oil Spills from Jadestone's Montara Venture FPSO Offshore Australia. Output Shut

Jun 24, 2022

Oil spilled last week at Jadestone's Montara field offshore Australia, during crude oil transfer between two crude oil tanks onboard the Montara Venture FPSO, forcing the company to shut down production from the offshore fied.'During the transfer…

Bumi Armada Loses Appeal in FPSO Contract Termination Case Against Woodside

Jun 24, 2022

Malaysian FPSO leasing company Bumi Armada has lost its appeal in relation to a 2020 court decision in which it had lost a case against Woodside concerning an FPSO contract termination from 2016.Woodside terminated the contract in 2016 for the FPSO Armada Claire…

Petrobras to Sell Deepwater Assets to BW Energy for Up to $75 Million

Jun 23, 2022

Brazilian oil company Petrobras' management approved on Thursday the sale of its entire stake in the Golfinho and Camarupim deepwater oil fields for up to $75 million to Norway's BW Energy Ltd.The sale is part of Petrobras' strategy to divest assets and focus on more profitable operations…

Sevan Hummingbird FPSO Set to Leave Chestnut Field in North Sea

Jun 23, 2022

Teekay's Sevan Hummingbird FPSO is set to leave Spirit Energy's Chestnut oil field in the North Sea after 13 years of oil production at the site.According to notice to mariners issued by Teekay on Thursday, the FPSO is currently being disconnected from its moorings…

Havfram Bags Senegalese Mooring Pre-Lay Contract from MODEC

Jun 21, 2022

Offshore services company Havfram announced it has been awarded a contract from MODEC Offshore Production Systems (Singapore) Pte Ltd. (MODEC) for the pre-installation of the subsea mooring system for a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) in 2022…

The Floating Production Market Will Drive OSV Demand

Jun 20, 2022

As the demand for floating production systems grows, so too will the need for modern offshore support vessel (OSV) tonnage.Related: Demand Grows for OSVs in the Offshore Floating Production and Storage Energy Sector

Saipem Confirms Shell's Gato do Mato FPSO LNTP

Jun 15, 2022

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem has confirmed it has recently been awarded a limited notice to proceed (LNTP) by BW Offshore, for the early-stage engineering services for the supply of an FPSO unit to be supplied to Shell for the development of the Gato do Mato field offshore Brazil…

AOC Awards Petrofac Five-year Integrated Services Deal

Jun 14, 2022

Oilfield services company Petrofac said Tuesday it has been awarded an Integrated Services Provider (ISP) contract by Anasuria Operating Company (AOC).The five-year contract, which has an option to extend, starts in June. Under the deal, Petrofac…

BP Buys Into Bay du Nord Project off Eastern Canada

Jun 13, 2022

BP announced it will buy Cenovus Energy's 35% stake in the undeveloped Bay du Nord project in the Flemish Pass offshore Canada's Newfoundland and Labrador.As part of the deal announced on Monday, BP will also sell its 50% non-operated interest…

Demand Grows for OSVs in the Offshore Floating Production and Storage Energy Sector

Jun 13, 2022

Over the last year we have seen an upswing in floating production and storage systems ordering after many years of low activity. According to our colleagues at World Energy Reports, “The global oil and natural gas markets are contending with…

Lebanon's Hezbollah Says Could Disrupt Start-up of Energean's Karish Gas Field Over Maritime Dispute with Israel

Jun 10, 2022

The head of Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Thursday that his group could stop Israel from extracting gas from a maritime field that Beirut says lies in disputed waters, adding Hezbollah is 'not afraid of war.'Lebanon warned Israel on Sunday against…

Barents Sea: Equinor Makes Oil and Gas Find in Johan Castberg Area

Jun 09, 2022

Equinor has made an oil and gas discovery Skavl Stø, an exploration well 7220/8-3, in the Johan Castberg area.The well was drilled five kilometers south-southeast of the discovery well 7220/8-1 210 kilometers northwest of Hammerfest in the production licence 532…

Perenco Trinidad & Tobago Launches Platform for TSP Fields

Jun 08, 2022

Perenco Trinidad & Tobago said this week it had held the ground-breaking ceremony for the 'Macarius Power,' , the first platform to be installed in the Teak, Samaan & Poui (TSP) fields since the 1980s.Perenco T&T and its local partners launched…

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