Offshore Floating Production News


Bumi Armada Amends Loan Maturity Date. Cites Coronavirus Impact

Feb 23, 2021

Malaysian FPSO specialist Bumi Armada has amended the maturity of a portion of the $660 loan from 2019, citing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its business.Bumi Armada said the loan agreement has been amended on to extend the final…

TechnipFMC to Deliver Subsea System for Petronas' Limbayong project

Feb 23, 2021

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC has won a 'substantial' contract by Petronas Carigali in Malaysia for the provision of subsea systems and associated equipment for the Limbayong deepwater development offshore Malaysia. TechnipFMC will, through its subsidiary FMC Wellhead Equipment…

Enauta Resumes Output from Atlanta Field after Corrosion-Induced Halt

Feb 22, 2021

Brazilian oil and gas company Enauta has resumed production from its Atlanta offshore oil field, in the Santos Basin, in Brazil.Enauta, previously known as Quireoz Galvao, had in November 2020 announced the 'preventive suspension' of Atlanta field’s production…

UK: Tailwind Sanctions Evelyn Development

Feb 22, 2021

UK-focused oil company Tailwind has reached a final investment decision (FID) on its Evelyn field project in the North sea, following approval by the UK oil and gas regulator OGA last week.The Evelyn field is part of the Triton Cluster. Tailwind…

FPSO Firm BW Offshore Buys Into Floating Wind Tech Company Ideol

Feb 17, 2021

BW Offshore, a company mainly known as the operator of FPSO vessels in the oil and gas industry, is creating what it calls 'a floating offshore wind champion targeting large-scale projects,' following an agreement signed Wednesday to buy into the floating offshore wind tech developer Ideol…

Market Report: FPSOs ... Charting the Path Ahead

Feb 15, 2021

COVID-19 will continue to skew the floating production systems market for the coming 24 months, while buying power for a large portion of FPSO contracts will be centered in Brazil and Guyana/Suriname. These two areas are expected to account…

Petronas' Floating LNG Facility PFLNG Dua Produces First LNG

Feb 15, 2021

Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas said Monday that its PFLNG Dua floating LNG facility has recently produced its first LNG. This is the company's second FLNG Unit, and its first deepwater FLNG facility.The PFLNG Dua is located at the Rotan gas field…

FPSO Firm BW Offshore Eyes Entry into Floating Offshore Wind

Feb 12, 2021

BW Offshore, a company known for its FPSO leasing business in the oil and gas sector, is looking to diversify by entering the floating offshore wind space and has started talks with floating wind firm Ideol over a potential investment.The move…

Palfinger to Deliver Lifeboats, Cranes for Anna Nery FPSO

Feb 12, 2021

Palfinger has won an order to deliver cranes, lifeboats, a rescue boat, and davits for Malaysia-based Yinson's Anna Nery FPSO, which will, once complete be deployed at Petrobras' Marlim 2 field offshore Brazil.Under the order, Palfinger will…

ABS Approves HHI's Design for Mexico-targeted FSO

Feb 11, 2021

Maritime and offshore classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted Approval in Principle (AiP) to South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries’design for a Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) vessel that is planned for operations in Mexican waters…

SBM Offshore Expects Lower 2021 Earnings as Clients Cut Spending

Feb 11, 2021

SBM Offshore forecast that 2021 core earnings will be slightly below market expectations, the multinational oil firm said on Thursday, noting 2020 challenges will spill into 2021 as many of its clients had to cut budgets.The Dutch company, which supplies floating oil and gas production vessels…

With 28 Bidders Disqualified, Guyana Taps Hess to Market its Crude

Feb 10, 2021

U.S. oil producer Hess Corp has been selected to market two Guyana crude oil shipments as the emerging oil power seeks a permanent partner to handle its share of a major offshore oil find, the country's vice president said on Tuesday.The South…

Brazil: Petrobras, PetroRio Complete Frade Field Transaction

Feb 08, 2021

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has sold its 30 percent stake in the Frade offshore oil field to PetroRio. With the completion of the transaction, PetroRio now fully owns the field, located in the Campos Basin, north coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro…

Woodside Issued Enforcement Action over Nganhurra RTM Decommissioning

Feb 05, 2021

Australian offshore oil and gas regulator NOPSEMA on Friday said it was taking compliance action against oil firm Woodside Energy Ltd to ensure safe and responsible decommissioning of the Nganhurra riser turret mooring. The regulator said it was looking at possible breaches of law…

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