Offshore Floating Production News


Drydocks Orders Kanfa FPSO Topside Module

Jun 29, 2022

UAE-based shipyard Drydocks World has signed a contract with Norway-based Kanfa to deliver a topside module for a floating production storage and offloading vessel.In what will be the first collaboration between Drydocks World and Kanfa, the M10 module will be placed on the main deck of the FPSO…

BW Energy to Buy Saipem FPSO in Brazil for $73M

Jun 27, 2022

Oil and gas company BW Energy has agreed to buy Saipem's Cidade de Vitoria FPSO for $73 million in cash. The vessel is currently owned by Saipem and operated for Petrobras in the Golfinho field offshore Brazil.The sale and purchase of the FPSO…

Oil Spills from Jadestone's Montara Venture FPSO Offshore Australia. Output Shut

Jun 24, 2022

Oil spilled last week at Jadestone's Montara field offshore Australia, during crude oil transfer between two crude oil tanks onboard the Montara Venture FPSO, forcing the company to shut down production from the offshore fied.'During the transfer…

Bumi Armada Loses Appeal in FPSO Contract Termination Case Against Woodside

Jun 24, 2022

Malaysian FPSO leasing company Bumi Armada has lost its appeal in relation to a 2020 court decision in which it had lost a case against Woodside concerning an FPSO contract termination from 2016.Woodside terminated the contract in 2016 for the FPSO Armada Claire…

Petrobras to Sell Deepwater Assets to BW Energy for Up to $75 Million

Jun 23, 2022

Brazilian oil company Petrobras' management approved on Thursday the sale of its entire stake in the Golfinho and Camarupim deepwater oil fields for up to $75 million to Norway's BW Energy Ltd.The sale is part of Petrobras' strategy to divest assets and focus on more profitable operations…

Sevan Hummingbird FPSO Set to Leave Chestnut Field in North Sea

Jun 23, 2022

Teekay's Sevan Hummingbird FPSO is set to leave Spirit Energy's Chestnut oil field in the North Sea after 13 years of oil production at the site.According to notice to mariners issued by Teekay on Thursday, the FPSO is currently being disconnected from its moorings…

Petrobras Buys Its First Guyanese Crude Cargo

Jun 22, 2022

Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras has bought its first cargo of Guyanese crude for refining domestically, the company told Reuters, as South America's newest producer expands its market reach.With the start of a second floating production facility in February…

Green Group Asks Court to Stop Woodside's Scarborough Offshore Gas Project

Jun 22, 2022

The Australian Conservation Foundation said it has asked the Federal Court to stop Woodside Energy Group from working on the $5.7 billion [for the offshore component only] Scarborough gas project until an assessment is made about its potential impact on the Great Barrier Reef…

Havfram Bags Senegalese Mooring Pre-Lay Contract from MODEC

Jun 21, 2022

Offshore services company Havfram announced it has been awarded a contract from MODEC Offshore Production Systems (Singapore) Pte Ltd. (MODEC) for the pre-installation of the subsea mooring system for a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) in 2022…

The Floating Production Market Will Drive OSV Demand

Jun 20, 2022

As the demand for floating production systems grows, so too will the need for modern offshore support vessel (OSV) tonnage.Related: Demand Grows for OSVs in the Offshore Floating Production and Storage Energy Sector

TechnipFMC to Deliver Subsea Production Systems for TotalEnergies' CLOV3 Project Offshore Angola

Jun 17, 2022

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC has won a contract with TotalEnergies EP Angola to supply subsea production systems for the CLOV3 development in Block 17, offshore Angola. TechnipFMC said the contract was a “significant” one, which for…

Saipem Confirms Shell's Gato do Mato FPSO LNTP

Jun 15, 2022

Italian oilfield services firm Saipem has confirmed it has recently been awarded a limited notice to proceed (LNTP) by BW Offshore, for the early-stage engineering services for the supply of an FPSO unit to be supplied to Shell for the development of the Gato do Mato field offshore Brazil…

AOC Awards Petrofac Five-year Integrated Services Deal

Jun 14, 2022

Oilfield services company Petrofac said Tuesday it has been awarded an Integrated Services Provider (ISP) contract by Anasuria Operating Company (AOC).The five-year contract, which has an option to extend, starts in June. Under the deal, Petrofac…

BP Buys Into Bay du Nord Project off Eastern Canada

Jun 13, 2022

BP announced it will buy Cenovus Energy's 35% stake in the undeveloped Bay du Nord project in the Flemish Pass offshore Canada's Newfoundland and Labrador.As part of the deal announced on Monday, BP will also sell its 50% non-operated interest…

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