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Var Energi Seeks $1B for Jotun FPSO

Jul 27, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas producer Var Energi, backed by Eni and private equity firm HitecVision, is seeking around $1 billion for its Jotun production ship, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.Var would then lease the floating production…

Webinar: Floating Production Forecasts & Analysis

Jul 24, 2020

A free webinar will deliver latest forecasts and market intelligence for the global floating production industry, offering insider access to business and investment opportunities in the deepwater sector.Floating Production Systems: 2020 Forecasts & Analysis…

Petrobras Launches Tender for Buzios FPSO Trio

Jul 24, 2020

Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras said on Friday it has approved the start of a tender to build three new floating platforms, known as FPSOs, in the Buzios oilfield, one of the biggest deepwater discoveries this century.Earlier in July…

Suncor Moves Terra Nova FPSO to Conception Bay

Jul 23, 2020

Canadian oil operator Suncor has moved its Terra Nova FPSO and docked it shoreside in Newfoundland after its planned drydock in Spain was canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.Suncor and its partners in the Terra Nova field in the Atlantic Ocean off Canada…

Webinar: Floating Production Forecasts & Analysis

Jul 21, 2020

A free webinar will deliver latest forecasts and market intelligence for the global floating production industry, offering insider access to business and investment opportunities in the deepwater sector.Floating Production Systems: 2020 Forecasts & Analysis…

Coronavirus Outbreaks Hit Petrobras' Quarterly Output

Jul 21, 2020

Coronavirus outbreaks at a number of platforms operated by Brazil's Petrobras hit production in the second quarter, the company said on Tuesday, though the firm indicated output may improve in certain regions.In a securities filing, Petroleo Brasileiro SA…

VAALCO Energy Extends Charter for FPSO Petróleo Nautipa

Jul 21, 2020

Norwegian floating production vessel provider BW Offshore has received a one-year contract extension for the lease and operation of the FPSO Petróleo Nautipa. The FPSO, deployed at the Etame field offshore Gabon for VAALCO Energy, will now have a contract until the third quarter of 2022…

Shipments Resume from Pemex FPSO After Collision

Jul 19, 2020

An oil production and storage vessel operated by Mexican state oil firm Pemex in the Gulf of Mexico has resumed crude shipments after a tanker collision halted exports earlier this month, according to a person with knowledge of the matter and data from Refinitiv Eikon…

Westwood Expects 40 FPSOs to be Ordered in 2020-2024 Period

Jul 16, 2020

Energy industry analysts seem to agree that the future is bright, or at least brighter, when it comes to the contracting activity for the floating production systems, from 2021 onwards after COVID-19 and low oil prices hit the market in 2020…

Keppel to Deliver Components for Two MODEC FPSOs

Jul 15, 2020

Singapore's Keppel O&M has received orders from Japan's FPSO leasing company MODEC to deliver components for two FPSO units. The orders are worth S$73 million (USD52,5 million) in total.In Singapore, Keppel Shipyard will fabricate, complete…

Petrobras Reports Buzios Field Production Record

Jul 14, 2020

Brazil's Petrobras said production from four of its floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO) in the Buzios field located in the Santos Basin, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, combined to achieve a daily record output on Monday…

LR to Create Digital Twin for Bluewater's Glas Dowr FPSO

Jul 09, 2020

Lloyd's Register has won a contract with FPSO specialist Bluewater, to provide a comprehensive digital twin and evaluation of an FPSO’s structure, using historical and real-time data of the asset.  The company said the digital twin and evaluation…

Rystad: FPSO Contract Awards to Rebound in 2021 after Poor 2020

Jul 08, 2020

Norway-based energy intelligence firm Rystad Energy said Tuesday it didn't expect any new FPSO orders this year, however, it expects the situation will improve next year when it foresees seven new FPSO to be ordered.'Hit by the second industry downturn in five years…

Petrobras to Launch Tender for Brazil's Biggest Ever FPSO

Jul 08, 2020

Petrobras is preparing to launch a tender to build Brazil's largest-ever oil platform, according to two people with knowledge of the matter, as the state-controlled oil firm pushes ahead with ambitious plans to boost deepwater production.Petroleo Brasileiro SA…

LR: Up to 40% of FPSO Maintenance Work 'Unnecessary'

Jul 08, 2020

As much as 40% of maintenance work carried out by FPSO vessel operators is unnecessary, the energy industry consultancy Lloyd’s Register (LR) has found.Lloyd’s Register (LR), found that by reducing these unwarranted manhours, operators could save on average almost £600…

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