"FPSO" News

SBM Inks LOI to Lease FPSO for Petrobras' Mero Field

Aug 03, 2021

Dutch FPSO leasing specialist SBM Offshore said it has signed a letter of intent with Petrobras to lease and operate a newbuild floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) at the Mero field in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil. SBM did not disclose financial details of the 22…

By the Numbers: Eye on Guyana & FPSOs

Aug 02, 2021

According to Jim McCaul, Managing Director at IMA/World Energy Reports, Guyana has a huge appetite for FPSOs. Here's a brief 'by the numbers' look:The Stabroek Block covers 26,800 sq km containing multiple prospects and playsThere are 20+ discoveries…

China Starts Production at 100,000 DWT Deepwater Semi-sub FPSO

Aug 02, 2021

China Classification Society (CCS) is reporting the successful surveying of the world’s first 100,000 DWT deep-water semi-submersible floating production storage and offloading installation (FPSO).Dubbed Shen Hai Yi Hao, the platform is formally…

WER: Near-term Outlook for Floating Production Systems 'Very Positive'

Jul 29, 2021

The oil and gas sector continues to rebound from the great downturn, though regional surges of Covid-19 have been spooking the market, causing crude prices to be a bit volatile over the past two weeks. But, the near-term outlook remains very positive…

Hurricane Energy Restarts Lancaster Production after FPSO Shutdown

Jul 28, 2021

Oil production has resumed from Hurricane Energy's Lancaster field off the UK after the scheduled annual maintenance shutdown of the Aoka Mizu FPSO earlier in July.'Production from the 205/21a-6 well is currently stabilizing, and a further update…

SBM Offshore to Deliver FPSO for Petrobras' Buzios Field

Jul 27, 2021

Dutch FPSO leasing specialist SBM Offshore has secured a firm deal with Petrobras to lease and operate a newbuild FPSO at its giant Buzios offshore oil field in Brazil.The firm contract, for the 26.25 years lease and operation of the FPSO to be named Almirante Tamandaré…

Santos' New Well at Van Gogh Offshore Oil Field Hits Output Record

Jul 26, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Santos has started oil production from the Van Gogh Phase 2 Infill Development, offshore W. Australia, hitting a production record.Santos had announced a Final Investment Decision (FID) on the Van Gogh Infill Development Phase 2 Project in March 2020…

"We'll vigorously defend," Keppel Says After FPSO Arbitration Request

Jul 23, 2021

Singapore-based Keppel Offshore and Marine subsidiaries have been slapped with a request for arbitration from an unnamed counterparty in relation to contracts for the delivery of Floating, Production, Storage, and Offloading (FPSO) vessels.Keppel…

MODEC, Toyo in Talks Over FPSO Delivery Alliance

Jul 16, 2021

Japanese FPSO specialist MODEC is in talks with engineering group Toyo Engineering over a feasibility study of a potential alliance in the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) business for FPSO vessels. Subject to the result of the discussion and feasibility study…

Suriname, the Next Offshore Oil Hot Spot?

Jul 12, 2021

Offshore drilling in Guyana, mainly by ExxonMobil, has in the past years unearthed more than 9 billion barrels of oil equivalent, making Guyana a place to be when it comes to deepwater exploration, and as of December 2019, production, with multiple FPSOs planned for deployment in the coming years…

Aker Solutions, Subsea 7 to Deliver Subsea Equipment for Aker BP's KEG Project

Jul 09, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has awarded subsea contracts for the Kobra East & Gekko (KEG) development in Norway to Subsea 7 and Aker Solutions.The contact comes days after Aker BP as the operator filed a plan for development and operation for the North Sea project…

FPSO Demand Booming: 10 Units Expected to Be Ordered in 2022

Jul 05, 2021

More FPSO contracts were awarded in the second quarter of 2021 than during the whole of 2020, with Rystad Energy expecting FPSO awards to reach a total of 10 units in 2021. Rystad has also noted muted interest from suppliers for some recent FPSO tenders…

Australian Gov't Invites Expressions of Interest for Timor Sea FPSO Decommissioning

Jul 05, 2021

The Australian government on July 1 released a Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) for Phase 1 works related to decommissioning of the Northern Endeavour FPSO currently at Laminaria-Corallina oil fields in the Timor Sea.After the offshore fields' owner…

Yinson, PTSC Add Another Year to PTSC Lam Son FPSO Contract

Jul 02, 2021

Malaysian FPSO provider Yinson has secured a contract extension for the PTSC Lam Son FPSO in Vietnam with Vietnam's PTSC AP.The 243 meters long Lam Son FPSO, able to produce 15,000-20,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd), with a storage capacity of up to 650…

Australia: Santos Starts Dorado Offshore Field FEED

Jun 29, 2021

Australian oil and gas company Santos on Tuesday announced the start of Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) for the Dorado field development in the Bedout Sub-basin, offshore Western Australia. Contracts are expected to be awarded in the next few months…

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