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ABS to Class FPSO Pair Being Built for Petrobras Buzios Field

Aug 19, 2021

The American Bureau of Shipping said Thursday that an FPSO duo being built for Brazil's Petrobras would be constructed to ABS Class.The sister FPSOs are currently named P-78 and P-79 and will be deployed at the giant Buzios pre-salt offshore oil field in Brazil's Santos Basin…

Cenertech's New FPSO to be Built to ABS Class

Aug 18, 2021

ABS said Wednesday that the new FPSO ordered by China National Offshore Oil Company Energy and Technology Services  Company (Cenertech) to serve the Lu Feng 12-3 Oilfield would be built to ABS Class.The 100,000 DWT FPSO is the center of a development…

Guyana to Increase Oil Royalties and Revamp Contract Terms for Future Oil Projects

Aug 18, 2021

Guyana aims to increase its oil royalties and revamp other contract terms as part of a new profit-sharing agreement (PSA) for future crude and gas projects now in its draft stage, the South American nation's vice president said on Tuesday.The…

Eni Brings Online Cuica Field Offshore Angola

Aug 16, 2021

Italian oil firm Eni said Friday it had recently started production from the Cuica field offshore Angola. The company is producing oil from the field via the Armada Olombendo FPSO.Production started on July 30, 2021, just over 4 months from discovery…

Group Formed to Tackle Safety Issues Aging Global FPSO Fleet Faces

Aug 12, 2021

Maritime and offshore classification society ABS said Thursday it had brought together leading companies in the Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) sector to address the safety challenges produced by a fleet where more than half…

VIDEO: Prosperity FPSO Hull Arrives in Singapore

Aug 12, 2021

The hull of the FPSO Prosperity, which will be Guyana's third offshore oil production unit once delivered, has arrived at the Keppel yard in Singapore, where it will be fitted with topside modules.SBM Offshore, which will deliver the FPSO  to end client ExxonMobil…

Guyana Earns Nearly $80 Mln from 7th Crude Cargo

Aug 09, 2021

Guyana earned nearly $80 million from the seventh crude cargo allocated to the government from the offshore Liza project, the highest figure since exports began in early 2020, the Ministry of Natural Resources said on Monday.The cargo of 1,047…

Petrobras Post Strong Results as Crude Rises, Gas Strengthen

Aug 05, 2021

Brazil's Petrobras beat second quarter profit estimates on Wednesday, as higher Brent prices, strong natural gas sales and relatively controlled expenses boosted the company's bottom line.In an evening securities filing, Petroleo Brasileiro SA…

SBM Inks LOI to Lease FPSO for Petrobras' Mero Field

Aug 03, 2021

Dutch FPSO leasing specialist SBM Offshore said it has signed a letter of intent with Petrobras to lease and operate a newbuild floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) at the Mero field in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil. SBM did not disclose financial details of the 22…

By the Numbers: Eye on Guyana & FPSOs

Aug 02, 2021

According to Jim McCaul, Managing Director at IMA/World Energy Reports, Guyana has a huge appetite for FPSOs. Here's a brief 'by the numbers' look:The Stabroek Block covers 26,800 sq km containing multiple prospects and playsThere are 20+ discoveries…

China Starts Production at 100,000 DWT Deepwater Semi-sub FPSO

Aug 02, 2021

China Classification Society (CCS) is reporting the successful surveying of the world’s first 100,000 DWT deep-water semi-submersible floating production storage and offloading installation (FPSO).Dubbed Shen Hai Yi Hao, the platform is formally…

WER: Near-term Outlook for Floating Production Systems 'Very Positive'

Jul 29, 2021

The oil and gas sector continues to rebound from the great downturn, though regional surges of Covid-19 have been spooking the market, causing crude prices to be a bit volatile over the past two weeks. But, the near-term outlook remains very positive…

Hurricane Energy Restarts Lancaster Production after FPSO Shutdown

Jul 28, 2021

Oil production has resumed from Hurricane Energy's Lancaster field off the UK after the scheduled annual maintenance shutdown of the Aoka Mizu FPSO earlier in July.'Production from the 205/21a-6 well is currently stabilizing, and a further update…

SBM Offshore to Deliver FPSO for Petrobras' Buzios Field

Jul 27, 2021

Dutch FPSO leasing specialist SBM Offshore has secured a firm deal with Petrobras to lease and operate a newbuild FPSO at its giant Buzios offshore oil field in Brazil.The firm contract, for the 26.25 years lease and operation of the FPSO to be named Almirante Tamandaré…

Santos' New Well at Van Gogh Offshore Oil Field Hits Output Record

Jul 26, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Santos has started oil production from the Van Gogh Phase 2 Infill Development, offshore W. Australia, hitting a production record.Santos had announced a Final Investment Decision (FID) on the Van Gogh Infill Development Phase 2 Project in March 2020…

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