Offshore Floating Production News - page 56


Petrobras starts Iracema Norte production

Aug 03, 2015

Petrobras has begun production at the Iracema Norte development, in the Lula field of the pre-salt Santos basin, just less than 30 days after the FPSO Cidade de Itaguaí arrived at the field, the Brazilian national confirmed on 31 July. Cidade de Itaguaí…

Corrosion fatigue behavior of high-strength steel wire

Aug 01, 2015

Applying materials and corrosion science to the study of corrosion fatigue in high-strength steel wire aids flexible riser performance understanding. Intertek’s Peter Barnes explains. Example of a riser performing on a platform…

Shell’s 4D optimizes Brazil waterflood project

Aug 01, 2015

Shell’s second waterflood monitor survey offshore Brazil shows technical success. Jeannie Stell reports. SBM Offshore’s Espirito Santo FPSO can produce up to 100,000 bo/d and inject up to 75,000 b/d of water…

Finding an alternative

Aug 01, 2015

Already deployed off Brazil and West Africa, Jerry Lee investigates a new way to intervene on wells — from the drill pipe. Animated picture of the ocean floor properties of Vallourec. Image from Vallourec…

Wood Group inks Browse gig

Jul 30, 2015

Wood Group has secured a new contract to carry out front-end engineering and design (FEED) for the Woodside operated proposed Browse floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) development, offshore Western Australia. Wood Group Kenny (WGK)…

Husky still assessing West White Rose

Jul 28, 2015

Husky Energy says it still continues to assess potential development options for its West White Rose extension in the Jeanne d'Arc Basin. The firm started production from the nearby South White Rose project, a subsea satellite tieback to the White Rose project's SeaRose FPSO…

Technip wins PFLNG1 tieback work

Jul 28, 2015

Technip has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning contract by PETRONAS Carigali for the tie-in of PETRONAS first floating liquefied natural gas (PFLNG1) facility to KAKG-A platform. The platform…

SBM completes US$1.55 billion FPSO deal

Jul 27, 2015

SBM Offshore completed the project financing of the Cidade de Saquarema floating production and storage offloading vessel (FPSO) for a total of US$1.55 billion, which is the largest project financing in the company’s history. Modules…

Aje edges toward first oil

Jul 27, 2015

Drilling has started on the Aje 5 production well in Aje field offshore Nigeria, paving the way for first oil on the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel development. The three-phase development, starting with two production wells…

DW: FLNG 'set for new wave of growth'

Jul 23, 2015

Analysts at Douglas Westwood say despite a current pause in commitments to new projects, the capital expenditure (capex) for Floating LNG (FLNG) vessels is expected to amount to US$35.5 billion over 2015-2021. Spending on floating, storage…

SBM updates FPSO status

Jul 22, 2015

In this video SBM Offshore shows an overview of the floating production and storage offloading (FPSO) units the company has been working on, including a tally of their current project and offerings.

Keppel inks third GoFLNG conversion

Jul 22, 2015

Keppel Shipyard has signed its third contract with Golar LNG worth approximately US$684 million for a floating LNG conversion. Keppel Shipyard will convert Golar’s Moss type LNG carrier, the Gandria, into a Golar Floating LNG (GoFLNG) facility…

Dalia 1A boosts Total's Angola output

Jul 21, 2015

French oil major Total has started production from its Dalia Phase 1A project, boosting the firm’s deep water Block 17 offshore Angola production by some 30,000 b/d. The Dalia Phase 1A project involves drilling of seven infill wells,…

Collaboration wins at Jack/St. Malo

Jul 20, 2015

Chevron information technology teams from around the world put their stamp on Jack/St. Malo, providing the technical support that helped the major capital project achieve first oil in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico (GOM), reports the company…

Jubilee gas export outage

Jul 20, 2015

Oil output at the giant Jubilee field has been constrained after gas output was suspended 3 July due to technical issues with gas compression systems on the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel Kwame Nkrumah, says operator Tullow Oil…

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