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Westwood Expects 40 FPSOs to be Ordered in 2020-2024 Period

Jul 16, 2020

Energy industry analysts seem to agree that the future is bright, or at least brighter, when it comes to the contracting activity for the floating production systems, from 2021 onwards after COVID-19 and low oil prices hit the market in 2020…

"Good Level of Interest" in Far's Sangomar Field Stake

Jul 16, 2020

Australia's FAR Ltd said on Thursday it has received a 'good level of interest' in the sale of its 15% stake in the $4.2 billion Sangomar oil and gas project being developed off Senegal.FAR said in March it had failed to secure debt to fund…

Keppel to Deliver Components for Two MODEC FPSOs

Jul 15, 2020

Singapore's Keppel O&M has received orders from Japan's FPSO leasing company MODEC to deliver components for two FPSO units. The orders are worth S$73 million (USD52,5 million) in total.In Singapore, Keppel Shipyard will fabricate, complete…

Petrobras Reports Buzios Field Production Record

Jul 14, 2020

Brazil's Petrobras said production from four of its floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO) in the Buzios field located in the Santos Basin, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, combined to achieve a daily record output on Monday…

Norway-linked Firms Might Bid for Petrobras' Golfinho Field Offshore Brazil

Jul 10, 2020

Norway's BW Offshore Ltd and DBO Energy are among the firms mulling a bid for Petrobras' Golfinho oilfield cluster, two sources said, as Brazil's state-run oil company seeks to re-spark its asset sale program in the wake of this year's crude price crash…

LR to Create Digital Twin for Bluewater's Glas Dowr FPSO

Jul 09, 2020

Lloyd's Register has won a contract with FPSO specialist Bluewater, to provide a comprehensive digital twin and evaluation of an FPSO’s structure, using historical and real-time data of the asset.  The company said the digital twin and evaluation…

After Sumitomo, Another Japanese Firm Takes Stake in Yinson's Brazil FPSO Project

Jul 09, 2020

Malaysian FPSO specialist Yinson has welcomed another Japanese investor to its Marlim 2 FPSO project. Yinson is building the Anna Nery FPSO (conversion from Falcon VLCC) to be deployed at Petrobras Marlim II project offshore Rio de Janeiro, under a 25-year lease contract…

Rystad: FPSO Contract Awards to Rebound in 2021 after Poor 2020

Jul 08, 2020

Norway-based energy intelligence firm Rystad Energy said Tuesday it didn't expect any new FPSO orders this year, however, it expects the situation will improve next year when it foresees seven new FPSO to be ordered.'Hit by the second industry downturn in five years…

Petrobras to Launch Tender for Brazil's Biggest Ever FPSO

Jul 08, 2020

Petrobras is preparing to launch a tender to build Brazil's largest-ever oil platform, according to two people with knowledge of the matter, as the state-controlled oil firm pushes ahead with ambitious plans to boost deepwater production.Petroleo Brasileiro SA…

LR: Up to 40% of FPSO Maintenance Work 'Unnecessary'

Jul 08, 2020

As much as 40% of maintenance work carried out by FPSO vessel operators is unnecessary, the energy industry consultancy Lloyd’s Register (LR) has found.Lloyd’s Register (LR), found that by reducing these unwarranted manhours, operators could save on average almost £600…

Petrobras Starts Decommissioning Offshore Platform in Campos Basin

Jul 07, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has said it has started decommissioning works on the P-12 semi-submersible production platform in the Campos Basin, offshore Brazil.The 1983-built platform is located at the Linguado field, 83 km from Cabo de…

ABB Solutions for Yinson's Marlim 2 FPSO

Jul 06, 2020

Swiss-based technology giant ABB will provide electrical, control, and telecommunication solutions for Malaysia-based Yinson's new FPSO - Anna Nery. Once delivered, the FPSO will be deployed at Petrobras' Marlim 2 oil field offshore Brazil.'Leveraging…

Petrobras Considers LNG Units for Pre-salt's Natural Gas

Jul 06, 2020

Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras is considering installing offshore units to liquefy the growing natural gas production from the so-called pre-salt area, the company's emissions and climate change manager said during a webinar on Friday…

MAN Compressors for Yinson's Brazil-bound FPSO

Jul 02, 2020

MAN Energy Solutions will deliver six compressor trains for Yinson's FPSO being built for deployment in Brazil.For the FPSO named Anna Nery, MAN Energy Solutions will deliver four RB-type centrifugal-compressor trains for gas production and export…

Equinor Extending Asgard C FSO Life until Sep 2028

Jul 01, 2020

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has been given regulator approval to extend the producing life of Åsgard C Floating Storage and Offloading unit in the Norwegian Sea.Under the approval granted this week by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway…

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