Offshore Floating Production News


Another Near Miss on the Terra Nova FPSO

Oct 16, 2019

Suncor Energy reported its third near miss in less than a year on board the Terra Nova floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) stationed approximately 350 kilometers offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, Canadian authorities said…

MODEC, Yinson Win FPSO Charters from Petrobras

Oct 16, 2019

Brazilian state-run oil company Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) has signed letters of intent with Japan’s MODEC and Malaysia’s Yinson for charter contracts for two floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO) for the Marlim field offshore Brazil…

LLOG Orders 20k Trees for Shenandoah

Oct 15, 2019

US-based LLOG has ordered subsea trees designed for pressures up to 20,000 pounds per square inch (psi) for its deepwater Shenandoah development in the US Gulf of Mexico.The subsea trees, ordered from TechnipFMC on Tuesday, mark the first material…

Veolia to Equip Liza Unity FPSO

Oct 15, 2019

Veolia Water Technologies said its VWS Westgarth subsidiary has been awarded a multimillion dollar contract by SBM Offshore for the supply of a seawater treatment package for the Liza Unity floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO)…

Chestnut Field Extended Up to Three Years

Oct 11, 2019

Partners Spirit Energy and Dana Petroleum will invest £140 million ($177 million) to extend the life of the Chestnut field in the UK North Sea by as much as three years.The companies announced on Friday that they reached a deal with Teekay to…

BW Energy IPO Awaits 'Right Window'

Oct 10, 2019

Norway's BW Offshore will wait for markets to stabilize before launching a planned initial public offering of its oil production arm, BW Energy, an executive said on Thursday.'We are generally ready to go to the market for a listing... however…

Maersk Supply Service Wins Brazil Project

Oct 09, 2019

Maersk Supply Service said it will provide an integrated mooring lines life extension solution for Shell’s floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) Fluminense, including project management, engineering, interface management and offshore execution off the coast of Rio de Janeiro…

Shell Awards Pierce Scope to Subsea 7

Oct 04, 2019

Services company Subsea 7 said it has secured a contract from Shell for the Pierce depressurisation project in the UK North Sea, located approximately 160 miles offshore, east of Aberdeen.Shell announced it has taken financial investment decision (FID) for the project on Thursday…

Shell Reaches FID for Pierce Upgrade

Oct 03, 2019

Operator Shell and its partner Ithaca Energy have taken final investment decision (FID) to upgrade the Pierce oilfield in the UK North Sea so that it can produce natural gas, Shell said on Thursday.The depressurization project involves modifying the existing floating production…

Brazil Tops Record Monthly Oil Production

Oct 02, 2019

Brazil's oil production in August reached 2.989 million barrels per day, up 18.5% over the same month a year ago, as monthly output hit a record high, oil regulator ANP said on Wednesday.Brazilian natural gas production in August rose 25.3% from a year ago to 133…

14 Firms to Bid in Brazil's Massive TOR Auction

Sep 30, 2019

Fourteen companies have been officially approved by Brazilian authorities to participate in an oil bidding round in November, in which total signing bonuses are expected to be the biggest so far, exceeding $25 billion, national oil regulator ANP said on Monday…

TMC to Equip Liza Unity FPSO

Sep 30, 2019

Oslo-headquartered TMC Compressors of the Seas said on Monday it has been awarded a contract from Chinese shipyard Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding to supply the marine compressed air system to the Liza Unity floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO)…

BHGE, Ocean Installer Win Balder X Subsea Scope

Sep 27, 2019

Independent oil and gas company Vår Energi has awarded a contract to oilfield services company Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) and Norwegian subsea contractor Ocean Installer for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation…

OCIMF Updates FPSO Assessment Guidelines

Sep 25, 2019

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) has published the second edition of its Guidelines on the Marine Assessment of floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO). According to the industry association, the publication…

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