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Independent Operators Lead 2020 FPSO Surge

Feb 04, 2020

2020 will be a peak year for floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) demand with up to 14 awards forecast in Wood Mackenzie’s base case scenario, half of which will be located offshore Latin America. Only two of these facilities are expected to be Petrobras units…

Exxon: 2nd Lift of Guyanese Crude Underway

Feb 04, 2020

Exxon Mobil's second lift of Guyanese crude from the offshore Liza Destiny platform is underway and has been sold on the open market, the company said on Monday. The U.S. oil major, in a consortium with Hess Corp and China's CNOOC Ltd, has discovered…

PetroRio to Acquire OSX-3 FPSO for $140M

Feb 04, 2020

Brazilian oil company PetroRio has agreed to buy the OSX-3 FPSO for $140 million, and acquire an 80 percent stake in the Dommo Energia's Tubarao Martelo field off Brazil where the FPSO is currently deployed. The OSX-3 FPSO was built and delivered to the Tubarão Martelo Field in 2012…

Exxon's Guyana Oil Deal in Focus Ahead of Election

Feb 03, 2020

A report by a nonprofit watchdog group critical of Exxon Mobil Corp's oil contract with Guyana has rekindled a debate over whether the deal is too generous to the company, just a month before a crucial presidential election.In a report published Monday…

FPSO P-70 'Stable' After Storm Pushes it Near Coast

Feb 03, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petrobras said Friday that the recently delivered FPSO P-70 was stable after a storm that hit Rio de Janeiro last Thursday pushed the FPSO near a beach in Niteroi.'Due to the storm that hit the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro on Thursday night (01/30)…

Oil Majors Boost Demand for Floaters

Feb 02, 2020

Demand from the world’s top oil companies for floating drilling units has climbed steadily in the past two years and is set to rise further through 2020 and 2021.According to Rystad Energy, the energy research and business intelligence company…

Veolia's Seawater System for MODEC FPSO

Jan 31, 2020

Japanese FPSO giant MODEC has ordered a seawater treatment package for the FPSO Almirante Barroso from Veolia Water Technologies.Under the contract, Veolia will be responsible for the design and procurement of equipment with construction for a seawater treatment plant sizedfor 280…

Japanese Quartet Moves Ahead with Marlim FPSO

Jan 31, 2020

Japanese companies MODEC, Mitsui, MOL, and Marubeni will jointly invest in the Petrobras-bound Marlim FPSO.MODEC in October 2019 received a letter of intent from Petrobras for the supply, charter, and operations of the Marlim-1 FPSO.Now Mitsui…

FPSO Orders Continue Climb

Jan 30, 2020

The swollen number of orders felt in 2019 for floating production, storage and offloading vessels (FPSO) was, it turns out, well above the average number of yearly go-aheads seen in over the past 10 years, a new floater report says.Oil prices…

Equinor taps Modec for Brazil's Largest FPSO

Jan 30, 2020

Japan's Modec has won an order from Equinor to supply an FPSO for the Norwegian firm's Bacalhau (formerly Carcará) field offshore Brazil. According to Equinor and Modec, this will be the largest FPSO in Brazil.'This contract is based on a two-step award…

Hurricane Energy: Lancaster Output Above Expectations

Jan 29, 2020

UK-focused oil company Hurricane Energy has said that its Lancaster oil field production has exceeded expectations. The North Sea field started producing oil via the Aoka Mizu FPSO in June 2019. In an operational update on Wednesday, Hurricane said that the field had produced 15…

BW Offshore Shaves Off BW Energy IPO Valuation

Jan 29, 2020

BW Offshore has slightly reduced the valuation of its planned oil and gas spin-off, the Oslo-listed company said as it presented details for the initial public offering on Wednesday. The valuation of BW Energy was shaved to a range of between $700 million and $750 million…

Bumi Armada Might Appeal Woodside FPSO Case Ruling

Jan 28, 2020

Malaysian FPSO supplier Bumi Armada might appeal a recent ruling by an Australia court in an FPSO contract termination case against the Australian oil company Woodside.Woodside in 2016 terminated the contract for the Armada Claire FPSO unit that was operating at the Balnaves Field…

Permanent Deals for Monadelphous' Ichthys Workers

Jan 24, 2020

Australian unions have negotiated permanent contracts for 70 percent of their members working for Monadelphous aboard Inpex facilities.'The Offshore Alliance and [Electrical Trades Union] negotiated Monadelphous INPEX facilities EBA [Enterprise…

Bumi Armada Loses Woodside FPSO Case

Jan 24, 2020

Malaysian FPSO specialist Bumi Armada's claim against Australia's oil firm Woodside for a 2016 FPSO contract termination has been dismissed in court.Woodside in 2016 terminated the contract for the Armada Claire FPSO unit that was operating at the Balnaves Field…

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