Offshore FPSO News - page 112


3 FPSOs for Iara pre-salt area

Dec 30, 2014

Petrobras is expected to propose a multi-FPSO development for the deepwater, pre-salt Santos Basin Iara area after submitting a declaration of commerciality to authorities. The Iara area, in block BM-S-11, 214-250km off the coast of Rio de Janeiro…

Transocean Winner to drill on Alvheim field

Dec 29, 2014

The Petroleum Safety Authority of Norway (PSA) has given Det norske oljeselskap ASA consent to use the Transocean Winner mobile drilling facility to drill two new subsea production wells on the Alvheim field. The Transocean Winner…

Brynhild finally on stream

Dec 29, 2014

First oil from the delayed Brynhild field in the Norwegian North Sea has finally been achieved, a year after it was first due on stream, says operator Lundin Petroleum. The field, which started production on Christmas Day, in production license 148…

Orwell/FES win FPSO turret contract

Dec 24, 2014

Orwell Offshore and FES International have landed a multi-million dollar contract from TH Heavy Engineering Berhad for the supply of an external turret system for the FPSO Layang. The combined contract value is estimated at US$40 million…

AWE extends BW Offshore contract

Dec 23, 2014

Australian exploration firm AWE has agreed a one year contract extension for the lease and operation of the FPSO Umuroa, operating on the Tui Area oil project, offshore New Zealand, from Norway-based BW Offshore. As a result, the contract period has been extended to Q4 2016 (from Q4 2015)…

New COO for Ithaca as Stella nears

Dec 23, 2014

Ithaca Energy has appointed Roy Buchan as its Chief Operations Officer, starting 5 January 2015, and announced that Chief Development Officer John Woods is to leave the company on 31 January.   The move comes as Ithaca nears first production…

MAN compressors commissioned on FPSO

Dec 22, 2014

The two compression modules on board of FPSO Cidade de Mangaratiba MV24 have been successfully commissioned for MODEC. The high pressure modules, developed by MAN Diesel &Turbo (MDT) in Switzerland, will maintain field pressure thus maximizing oil production…

Damen to refurb Petrojarl FPSO

Dec 22, 2014

Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam (DSR), part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC), has been awarded an engineering, procurement and commissoining contract contract by Petrojarl I for the upgrade of its FPSO Petrojarl I. The Petrojarl I (pictured) is a Teekay Petrojarl-managed FPSO…

Teekay inks Brazil FPSO deal

Dec 18, 2014

Teekay Offshore Partners has entered into an agreement with a consortium led by Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção (QGEP) to provide a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit for the Atlanta field in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil…

FMC gets US$268 million Agbami contract

Dec 17, 2014

Chevron’s subsidiary Star Deep Water Petroleum awarded FMC Technologies a US$268 million contract to provide subsea equipment for operations for the Agbami field’s Phase 3, offshore Nigeria. The Agbami FPSO…

Alfa Laval supplies Angolan FPSOs

Dec 12, 2014

Swedish heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling firm Alfa Laval has won an order to supply compact heat exchangers for two FPSOs to be moored offshore Angola. The order is worth about SEK 50 million (US$6.6 million) and delivery is scheduled for 2015…

N’Goma sailaway

Dec 09, 2014

Watch as Eni shows the journey of the N’Goma FPSO as it sails away from Singapore and arrives at the Paenal yard for module lifting. SBM Offshore discussed the makings of its Paenal Shipyard in OE's October 2014 issue. The vessel…

Eni begins West Hub production off Angola

Dec 08, 2014

Italian giant Eni began production of first oil from its West Hub Development project in Block 15/06, offshore Angola. N’Goma. From SBM Offshore.   Block 15/06 covers about 2984sq km…

West Alpha to drill at Balder for ExxonMobil

Dec 08, 2014

ExxonMobil received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) to use the West Alpha semisubmersible drilling rig on the Balder field, in the central North Sea. The West Alpha. From North Atlantic Drilling…

Modec FPSO achieves first oil off Brazil

Dec 08, 2014

Modec’s Cidade de Mangaratiba MV 24 floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel achieved first oil production in October in the BM-S-11 block, located in the giant pre-salt Santos basin, offshore Brazil. The Cidade de Mangaratiba…

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