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Floating production: US$11 billion on order

Aug 01, 2013

The floating production sector has been especially active over the past several months. Ten production floaters have been ordered since March, reports International Maritime Associates Inc. (IMA). Contracts include a  $3 billion FPSO for Nigeria (a record price for an FPSO)…

Monitoring is only the beginning

Jul 30, 2013

Sophisticated monitoring systems on floating production systems can provide real time information for operational support and to improve performance, but a holistic approach is needed to be fully beneficial. Louise Ledgard, head of oil and gas business development…

DOF Subsea on Knarr FPSO installation

Jul 25, 2013

DOF Subsea Norway has been awarded a contract by Teekay Petrojarl Production in Norway for work on a newbuild FPSO.  The scope of work includes mooring pre-installation, tow-out and hook-up work for Teekay Petrojarl Production’s new FPSO…

Montara first oil

Jul 25, 2013

PTTEP Australasia achieved first oil from the Montara field in the Timor Sea off Western Australia. The Montara Venture FPSO started production at the H2 well in early June. The company expects to ramp production to 21,000bo/d with first off-take of oil from the FPSO occurring by August…

Gumusut-Kakap gets FPS

Jul 25, 2013

Sabah Shell Petroleum Co. Ltd. received a semisubmersible floating production system (FPS) for Malaysia’s Gumusut-Kakap deepwater field offshore Sabah. The FPS was handed over to Sabah Shell in early June and is installed in about 1200m water depth…

Tritech RAMS picked for Quad 204

Jul 23, 2013

Tritech has been awarded a contract for its real-time riser and mooring line monitoring system RAMS. Following a competitive and detailed bidding process, the firm's system was selected by Single Buoy Moorings (SBM), designer and supplier of turret mooring systems (TMS)…

SBM wins Shell FPSO contract for Stones

Jul 23, 2013

SBM Offshore was contracted by Shell to supply an FPSO for the Stones development project in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract, valued at about US $1 billion, includes an initial period of 10 years with future extension options up to 20 years…

Addax Petroleum wins FPSO extension

Jul 22, 2013

BW Offshore has agreed an extension for FPSO Sendje Berge with Addax Petroleum Exploration Ltd. until the end of Q1 2014. The extension has been agreed to secure operational continuity while joint work to detail longer term program for investment and production is completed.

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. to acquire interest in Cidade de Itajai FPSO

Jul 18, 2013

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. has agreed to acquire a 50% interest in the Cidade de Itajai FPSO from Teekay Corporation (Teekay) for about US $204 million. The Cidade de Itajai FPSO is operating on the Baúna and Piracaba fields in the Santos basin off Brazil under a nine-year…

Quad 204 takes shape subsea

Jul 16, 2013

BP’s Quad 204 redevelopment will be one of the largest subsea developments in the UKCS. Quad 204 is one of the world’s biggest subsea redevelopment projects, and one of the most complex engineering challenges BP and its project partners have ever undertaken…

QGOG signs FPSO contracts

Jul 15, 2013

QGOG Constellation S.A. announced that Queiroz Galvão Óleo e Gás S.A. (QGOG), together with its partners, signed contracts valued at US $3.5 billion for the 20-year charter and operation of two FPSOs, Cidade de Maricá and Cidade de Saquarema…

GL Group releases new data network guidelines

Jul 15, 2013

Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has published new guidelines for data networks which are implemented onboard ships or offshore platforms. As the maritime industry makes greater use of automated systems data networks have become more and more complex…

Statoil to build FPSO vessel

Jul 10, 2013

Gina Krog gets FPSO Statoil will build a floating production storage and offloading vessel for use on the Gina Krog field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The FPSO will be converted from the shuttle tanker, Randgrid, currently 67% owned by Teekay Offshore…

Maersk Oil’s vessel undergone a major dry dock overhaul

Jul 10, 2013

Gryphon Alpha FPSO Maersk Oil’s vessel, stationed about 280km northeast of Aberdeen in the North Sea, has undergone a major dry dock overhaul, while infield subsea infrastructure was removed and replaced. A 4D seismic survey and near-field drilling was also done over the area…

FPSO Cidade de Paraty beginning production from the Lula Nordeste field

Jul 10, 2013

Cidade de Paraty in production FPSO Cidade de Paraty went on stream, beginning production from the Lula Nordeste field in the Santos Basin presalt play. It is about 300km off Brazil, in the northeast corner of Block BM-S-11. The FPSO can process up to 120…

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