Offshore Floating Production News


Petrobras May Sell Stakes in Marlim, Papa-Terra

Dec 05, 2019

Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras is considering putting additional stakes in significant offshore oilfields up for sale, executives said on Wednesday, as the company continues to aggressively de-leverage.In a presentation, the executives said they may sell stakes in the Marlim field…

Spike in Floater Orders, as Demands Ease

Nov 28, 2019

For a range of reasons not all related to costs, offshore operators have stated their preference for floating production with a recent slew of orders, a report by dedicated floating production watchers said this week.The world’s floating production…

Petrobras Trims 2020 Production Target

Nov 28, 2019

Brazilian oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA on Thursday trimmed its oil and gas production outlook for next year, weighing on its shares despite more ambitious long-term output forecasts in its new five-year strategic plan.Petrobras, as the state-run firm is known…

SBM Acquires Constellation's Stakes in 5 FPSOs

Nov 22, 2019

SBM Offshore announced on Friday it has completed the purchase of Constellation’s equity ownership in the lease and operating companies related to five Brazilian floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO).The Netherlands based…

Maersk Supply Service Wins UK Job

Nov 21, 2019

Maersk's offshore services arm has been awarded a contract to provide towing and mooring installation work for an unnamed floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) in the North Sea.The work scope includes project management, engineering…

Petrobras Sees Major Deepwater Shift in 2020

Nov 19, 2019

Brazil's state-owned oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA expects deep offshore areas to account for 88% of its exploration and production activities next year, up from 55% currently, an executive for the company said on Tuesday.The major shift to…

P-68 FPSO Starts Production

Nov 15, 2019

The Petrobras-operated P-68 floting production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) has begun producing oil and natural gas from the Berbigão field, in the Santos Basin pre-salt, in the deep waters offshore Bazil.P-68 is the fourth unit to come into operation for Petrobras in 2019…

SBM Offshore Lifts Guidance

Nov 14, 2019

Dutch oil and gas services firm SBM Offshore on Thursday raised its full-year core profit and revenue outlook on better-than-expected performance in its turnkey division.For 2019, SBM Offshore now expects earnings before interest, tax, depreciation…

Japanese Firms in Brazilian FPSO Gig

Nov 12, 2019

Japanese companies have decided to proceed with the deepwater floating production, storage, and offloading system (FPSO) charter project for the Petrobras-operated Búzios pre-salt oil field located offshore Brazil.MODEC, Mitsui & Co., Mitsui O…

BMT Delivers Real Time Monitoring for Helang FPSO

Nov 11, 2019

BMT has delivered a Mooring Line Monitoring (MLM) system to London Marine Consultants (LMC) for the Helang floating production,s storage and offloading unit (FPSO) project on the JX Nippon-operated Layang gas/condensate field offshore Sarawak…

SBM Wins Guyana FPSO Contract from Exxon

Nov 07, 2019

SBM Offshore announced on Thursday that ExxonMobil subsidiary Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) has awarded the company contracts to perform front end engineering and design (FEED) for a third floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) in Guyana…

Total to Sell Stake in Nigerian Offshore Block

Nov 06, 2019

Total is seeking to sell its 12.5% stake in a major deepwater oilfield off the coast of Nigeria, industry and banking sources said, in an effort to adjust the energy company's Africa portfolio amid a broad expansion.The stake in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 118…

Five-year Floater Forecast Buoyant: Report

Nov 05, 2019

Orders for floating production vessels, their variants and, by default, a lot of “EPCI” are expected to be higher over the next four years than believed at the end of 2018, says an analysis of business drivers done in November by numbers cruncher…

Sembcorp to Build Whale FPU

Oct 31, 2019

Sembcorp Marine Rigs & Floaters Pte. Ltd. has won a contract from Shell Offshore Inc. to build and integrate the topside and hull of a Floating Production Unit (FPU) for the Whale field in the Gulf of Mexico.The agreement precedes a final investment decision (FID) for the full Whale project…

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