Offshore Floating Production News

VIDEO: Guyana-bound Prosperity FPSO Enters Drydock in Singapore

Oct 14, 2021

The hull of the Prosperity FPSO has recently arrived from China where it was built to Singapore where Keppel will mate it with topside modules, after which the vessel will set sail for Guyana, to become the South American country's third FPSO in production…

Occidental Sells Stakes in Jubilee and TEN Fields Offshore Ghana

Oct 13, 2021

Occidental Petroleum Corp agreed to sell its interests in two Ghana offshore fields for $750 million to Kosmos Energy and Ghana National Petroleum Corp, the oil and gas producer said on Wednesday, as it looks to cut the debt it took on with its purchase of Anadarko Petroleum…

4Subsea to Monitor Steel Catenary Risers on Giant FPSO in Brazil

Oct 12, 2021

4Subsea, a provider of tech solutions for the offshore energy industry, has secured a service agreement to monitor steel catenary risers on the Bacalhau field FPSO, offshore Brazil. The field, in Brazil's Santos Basin, is operated by Norway's Equinor…

Equinor's Barents Sea Johan Castberg Project Faces Further Delay, Cost Overrun

Oct 12, 2021

Equinor's Johan Castberg Arctic oilfield will cost some 10% more to develop than expected a year ago, and will start production later than expected, primarily due to the pandemic, the Norwegian government's budget showed on Tuesday.The project…

No Decision Yet on Albacora Fields Sale, Petrobras Says

Oct 07, 2021

Brazilian oil company Petrobras said Thursday it had not yet picked the winner in a bidding race for its Albacora and Albacora Leste fields in the Campos Basin, offshore Brazil.The company issued an update after Reuters on Thursday said the…

Drydocks Starts Conversion Works on Perenco's Brazil-bound FSO

Oct 05, 2021

DP World's subsidiary Drydocks World Dubai has started converting an Aframax tanker capable of carrying 700,000 barrels of oil to a Floating Storage and Offloading Unit (FSO) for Dixstone, part of Perenco.As part of the extensive modification and life extension work at the FSO Pargo project…

Petronas' FLNG Satu Delivers 50th LNG Cargo

Oct 05, 2021

Malaysian oil and gas firm Petronas said Tuesday its floating LNG Unit Satu had delivered its 50th LNG cargo.'The milestone cargo was successfully loaded on September 25, 2021, onto the Seri Cemara LNG carrier operated by MISC Berhad for shipment to Taiwan…

Petrobras Confirms Bids for Albacora Fields. Could Snap Up More Than $4B

Oct 01, 2021

Brazilian oil and gas company Petrobras has confirmed it has received bids for its Albacora and Albacora Leste offshore fields which could 'exceed US$4 billion for both fields.'Petrobras said that binding offers were submitted by the consortia…

China's CNOOC Seeks to Buy Buzios Offshore Oilfield stake for $2.1B, Petrobras says

Sep 30, 2021

Chinese oil and gas firm CNOOC Ltd wants to exercise an option and acquire an additional 5% stake in production rights for the Buzios oilfield for $2.08 billion, the oilfield's owner, Brazil's Petrobras, said on Wednesday.Petroleo Brasileiro SA…

Hurricane Energy Expects Lancaster Field to Deliver at Upper End of 2021 Output Guidance

Sep 29, 2021

Hurricane Energy, the operator of the Lancaster field west of Shetland, has said that the annual output from the field would be at the upper end of the 8,500 - 10,500 bopd guidance.The company issued output guidance on Wednesday, taking into…

BW Offshore Orders VIKING Lifeboats for Australia-bound FPSO

Sep 28, 2021

Offshore safety equipment provider VIKING has said it has won a contract with FPSO supplier BW Offshore to deliver has selected VIKING Norsafe free-fall lifeboats, daughter craft, and davits for a large FPSO project which will operate off northern Australia…

Altera's Petrojarl Knarr FPSO Pilots DNV ABATE Class Notation

Sep 27, 2021

Classification society DNV has introduced the new ABATE class notation, to assist the owners and operators of offshore floating installations to identify and implement measures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.The ABATE notation provides…

Number of Production Floater Contracts in Near-term Queue at Record High

Sep 27, 2021

Crude prices have climbed to the upper-$70s, sustained by continued demand growth and the OPEC+ production curtailment agreement. Excess oil inventory has largely been eliminated, natural gas supply shortages have appeared in Europe and LNG prices have soared…

Aker BP Files Development Plan for North Sea Oil Field

Sep 27, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has filed a development plan for the Frosk offshore field to the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.The Frosk field, found in 2019, is situated some 25 kilometers southwest of the Alvheim FPSO in the North Sea…

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