Offshore FPSO News - page 84


BP's PVSM project

Feb 26, 2013

Now that BP's PSVM project, in Block 31, off Angola is in production, the company has released this video detailing the work to get the field up and running.The PSVM project consists of four fields, Plutao, Saturno, Venus and Marte. All produce oil through a converted hull…

Technip expands PSVM role

Feb 21, 2013

Technip picks up new 5-year PSVM Angola dealNew contract follows completion of Technip's previous 5-year pact for engineering services on the Greater Plutonio FPSO. (Image: BP)BP Angola awarded Technip a 5-year contract for engineering…

FPSO Cidade de Itajai, Teekay

Feb 21, 2013

Teekay and Odebrecht Oil & Gas, owners of the FPSO Cidade de Itajaí, show the unit's transformation from an Aframax hull to its current state at Sembcorp Marine's Jurong Shipyard in Singapore. The FPSO Cidade de Itajaí arrived offshore…

Baúna production starts up

Feb 20, 2013

FPSO Cidade de Itajaí connects to Baúna field Cidade de Itajaí (Photo: OOG)Production has begun at Petrobras' Baúna field, in the Southern Santos Basin, off Brazil, the company announced on 19 February 2013. Petrobras connected the FPSO Cidade de Itajaí…

Screw compressors for Petrobras

Feb 18, 2013

Compressor order from Petrobras for Santo Basin FPSOsA crane loads a two-stage screw compressor unit with noise control enclosurefor offshore useSix two-stage screw compressor units for six offshore oil production installations, known as FPSO (floating production…

BP begins production at PSVM

Feb 01, 2013

Angola project to produce 150,000 b/d of oil PSVM Project (Image: BP)Production had begun from BP and Sonangol's PSVM development in Block 31, off Angola, the partners confirmed on 1 February 2013.Three wells at the Plutao field are…

Skarv start-up

Feb 01, 2013

BP is celebrating production from the Skarv field in the Norwegian Sea. CEO Bob Dudley called the start-up a “key operational milestone” for the supermajor. The Skarv development includes an FPSO (pictured), five subsea drilling templates, and a 26in diameter…

Brazilian power pact

Feb 01, 2013

Petrobras has chosen GE Oil & Gas to power its four new FPSOs – the P-74, P-75, P-76, and P-77 – bound for the Cessão Onerosa field in the Santos Basin pre-salt. GE’s turbomachinery will generate primary energy for the FPSOs using gas turbines…

GE inks Petrobras equipment deal

Jan 15, 2013

The $500M supply contract serves 4 new FPSOsGE's PGT25 gas turbineGE Oil & Gas has won a contract worth more than US$500 million to supply turbomachinery equipment and services to Petrobras, a world leader in deepwater oil production…

Data Integrity

Jan 09, 2013

OE talked to Steve Knowles, president and CEO of Wood Group Mustang, asking ‘what will be the most important things in the coming years?’Knowles: I think that, although it’s not the expected subsea technology of big projects, rather, it’s data integrity associated with the projects…

Sapinhoá in production

Jan 08, 2013

Sapinhoá field begins production off BrazilSapinhoá mapCommercial production has begun at Sapinhoá field, Repsol announced on 8 January 2013.The field, run by a consortium of Repsol, Petrobras and BG Group, is located in Block BM-S-9 in Brazil’s pre-salt region…

Optimising FPSOs for extreme environments

Jan 04, 2013

Understanding the environmental conditions at a site are important to determine when offloading operations need to be suspended or when an offloading tanker needs to be disconnected. BMT Argoss naval architect Wojciech Misiag explains why optimising…

Cidade de Itajai arrives

Jan 02, 2013

Cidade de Itajaí (Photo: OOG)OOG-TNK unit arrives at Brazil's Santos BasinThe FPSO Cidade de Itajaí has arrived in the Santos Basin, Petrobras announced on 2 January 2013.The OOG-TKP vessel arrived on 29 December and will be connected to…

Ichthys gas generators

Dec 07, 2012

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) tapped Wärtsilä Moss to supply inert gas generator (IGG) units for the FPSO destined for the Inpex-operated Ichthys LNG project in the Browse Basin offshore western Australia.Wärtsilä Moss'…

Antrim to take circular route at Fyne

Dec 03, 2012

Hummingbird Spirit FPSOHummingbird FPSO heads to Antrim’s Fyne FieldAntrim Energy is to charter the circular FPSO Hummingbird Spirit for operations on its Fyne field in the UK's Central North Sea when it comes off its current program working for Centrica at Chestnut…

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