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MODEC Hires Seatrium for Errea Wittu FPSO Topsides Integration

May 06, 2024

Seatrium has secured a topsides integration contract from MODEC's company Offshore Frontier Solutions for the Errea Wittu floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit.The contract scope of work covers the installation and integration of topside modules onboard the FPSO Errea Wittu, and includes completion and commissioning support for MODEC.The FPSO will be deployed at ExxonMobil’s Uaru Field in Stabroek Block…

Seatrium Secures FPSO Newbuild Contracts from Petrobras

May 26, 2024

Seatrium has secured a contract from Petrobras, acting as operator of Atapu and Sepia consortiums, for the newbuild supply of FPSO platforms P-84 and P-85.With the contracts valued at approximately S$11 billion, these high throughput FPSOs will be deployed in the Atapu and Sépia fields…

Seatrium Awarded Repeat FPSO Integration Contract from SBM Offshore

May 15, 2024

Seatrium has been awarded a contract by Single Buoy Moorings Inc, a SBM Offshore company, for the topsides fabrication and integration of an FPSO.Seatrium’s scope of work includes the fabrication of several topsides modules, riser, mooring and umbilical structures…

Cylindrical FPSO Readied for Liuhua Oilfield

May 13, 2024

On May 12, after nearly 13 hours of preparation, Asia's largest semi-submersible ship - COSCO Shipping Group's Xinguang Hua – loaded the cylindrical FPSO Haikui No. 1 ready for dispatch to the deepwater Liuhua oilfield.A measuring robot was…

First Oil from Shell's Bonga North Tranche 1 in 2027/2028

May 09, 2024

Oil major Shell expects first oil from its Bonga North Tranche 1 project off the coast of Nigeria in 2027/2028 and 'there are opportunities get that stream on earlier,' a Shell executive said on Thursday.Elohor Aiboni, a managing director at Shell Nigeria…

Liza Unity FPSO Hits Peak Output

May 08, 2024

An Exxon Mobil led oil consortium has achieved peak production of 252,000 barrels per day from its Liza Unity production vessel, Exxon Guyana Country Manager Alistair Routledge said on Wednesday.The consortium, which includes Exxon, Hess and CNOOC…

Into the Deep: Offshore Production Increasingly Finds Deeper Waters

May 08, 2024

Offshore energy is on a growth trajectory. Rystad Energy wrote in February 2024 that upstream oil majors were diving in to deeper waters. “Despite tightened budgets, frontier drilling is fueling optimism for a productive year, particularly deepwater projects in the Atlantic Margin…

Liza Unity is First FPSO to Earn ABS REMOTE-CON Notation

May 07, 2024

The ABS-classed Liza Unity has received the first REMOTE-CON notation for an floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) from ABS. The notation demonstrates the vessel’s alignment with remote-control functions and signifies that the design…

BW Offshore Concludes Sale of FPSO Polvo

May 03, 2024

Oslo-listed FPSO leasing company BW Offshore has completed the sale of its laid-up FPSO Polvo to BW Energy.The agreed price was $50 million, for which BW Energy $30 million upon the vessel transfer date, with the remaining $20 million provided as a seller’s credit by BW Offshore…

MODEC Completes GHG Emissions Quantification Project for FPSOs in Brazil

May 02, 2024

MODEC and JGC Corporation have completed a project to measure and quantify emissions of methane and other greenhouse gases from the FPSOs off the coast of Brazil which are chartered and operated by MODEC.It is the first time that Japanese companies…

Exxon to Shut Two Platforms in Guyana for Two Weeks for Pipeline Connection

Apr 30, 2024

Exxon Mobil Corp will shut down two offshore oil production projects in Guyana for two weeks each, between July and August, to connect a natural gas pipeline, the company's country head Alistair Routledge told reporters in Georgetown on Tuesday…

Petrobras Q1 Oil Production Up 4.4%

Apr 29, 2024

Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras said on Monday that its crude oil production during the first quarter rose 4.4% compared to the same period last year.Petrobras pumped 2.24 million barrels per day (bpd) in the period, the firm said in a statement…

Techouse Delivers Voyageur Spirit FPSO Equipment

Apr 22, 2024

Norwegian company Techouse has delivered a new sulphate removal unit (SRU) that will be installed on board the Voyageur Spirit FPSO, which is set for deployment at Eni-operated Baleine oil field offshore Côte d'Ivoire.Having secured the contract in May 2023…

Miko Marine Gets MODEC’s Errea Wittu FPSO Job

Apr 15, 2024

Norwegian company Miko Marine has secured a contract from Offshore Frontier Solutions, a MODEC Group company, for the supply of sea inlet covers for its new floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) Errea Wittu, being built for ExxonMobil…

SBM Offshore Hooks ExxonMobil’s Jaguar FPSO Contract

Apr 12, 2024

SBM Offshore has secured a contract from ExxonMobil to construct and install the Jaguar FPSO for the Whiptail development project located in the Stabroek Block in Guyana.The ownership of the Jaguar FPSO will be transferred to ExxonMobil Guyana…

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