Offshore FPSO News - page 115

Sulzer to Supply Pumps for Brazilian FPSOs

Aug 20, 2013

Sulzer Pumps will supply 42 pumps for installation on two floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels (P-66 and P-69) that will operate in the pre salt Iracema cluster areas located in the Santos Basin, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro…

OMV strikes US$2.65bn deal

Aug 20, 2013

Austrian energy group OMV is to buy Norwegian and UK North Sea assets from Norway’s Statoil in a US$2.65billion deal. The deal will see OMV acquire 19% interest in the producing Gullfaks field and 24% in the Gudrun field, both oil and gas fields offshore the Norwegian Continental Shelf…

EnQuest Producer scope increased

Aug 13, 2013

First oil on EnQuest’s Alma/Galia project is now scheduled for Q1 next year, weather permitting, due to an increase in the scope of work on the development's floating production unit. EnQuest said the increased work related to the refurbishment…

FPSO numbers grow 84%

Aug 08, 2013

International Maritime Associates (IMA) and Energy Maritime Associates (EMA) have completed an in-depth analysis of the floating production sector. The inventory of floating production systems is now at 269 units – FPSOs account for 61% of the existing systems…

Modec secures FPSO contract

Aug 05, 2013

Tullow Ghana Ltd. awarded Modec subsidiary TEN Ghana MV25 B.V. contracts for the supply, charter and lease, operations and maintenance of a FPSO vessel for the Tweneboa, Enyenra, and Ntomme (TEN) fields in the Deepwater Tano contract area…

Floating production: US$11 billion on order

Aug 01, 2013

The floating production sector has been especially active over the past several months. Ten production floaters have been ordered since March, reports International Maritime Associates Inc. (IMA). Contracts include a  $3 billion FPSO for Nigeria (a record price for an FPSO)…

Monitoring is only the beginning

Jul 30, 2013

Sophisticated monitoring systems on floating production systems can provide real time information for operational support and to improve performance, but a holistic approach is needed to be fully beneficial. Louise Ledgard, head of oil and gas business development…

DOF Subsea on Knarr FPSO installation

Jul 25, 2013

DOF Subsea Norway has been awarded a contract by Teekay Petrojarl Production in Norway for work on a newbuild FPSO.  The scope of work includes mooring pre-installation, tow-out and hook-up work for Teekay Petrojarl Production’s new FPSO…

Montara first oil

Jul 25, 2013

PTTEP Australasia achieved first oil from the Montara field in the Timor Sea off Western Australia. The Montara Venture FPSO started production at the H2 well in early June. The company expects to ramp production to 21,000bo/d with first off-take of oil from the FPSO occurring by August…

Gumusut-Kakap gets FPS

Jul 25, 2013

Sabah Shell Petroleum Co. Ltd. received a semisubmersible floating production system (FPS) for Malaysia’s Gumusut-Kakap deepwater field offshore Sabah. The FPS was handed over to Sabah Shell in early June and is installed in about 1200m water depth…

Tritech RAMS picked for Quad 204

Jul 23, 2013

Tritech has been awarded a contract for its real-time riser and mooring line monitoring system RAMS. Following a competitive and detailed bidding process, the firm's system was selected by Single Buoy Moorings (SBM), designer and supplier of turret mooring systems (TMS)…

SBM wins Shell FPSO contract for Stones

Jul 23, 2013

SBM Offshore was contracted by Shell to supply an FPSO for the Stones development project in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract, valued at about US $1 billion, includes an initial period of 10 years with future extension options up to 20 years…

Addax Petroleum wins FPSO extension

Jul 22, 2013

BW Offshore has agreed an extension for FPSO Sendje Berge with Addax Petroleum Exploration Ltd. until the end of Q1 2014. The extension has been agreed to secure operational continuity while joint work to detail longer term program for investment and production is completed.

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. to acquire interest in Cidade de Itajai FPSO

Jul 18, 2013

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. has agreed to acquire a 50% interest in the Cidade de Itajai FPSO from Teekay Corporation (Teekay) for about US $204 million. The Cidade de Itajai FPSO is operating on the Baúna and Piracaba fields in the Santos basin off Brazil under a nine-year…

Quad 204 takes shape subsea

Jul 16, 2013

BP’s Quad 204 redevelopment will be one of the largest subsea developments in the UKCS. Quad 204 is one of the world’s biggest subsea redevelopment projects, and one of the most complex engineering challenges BP and its project partners have ever undertaken…

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