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Newbuild growth: Brazil, Africa, SE Asia and Australia

Apr 15, 2013

The FPSO market appears to be emerging from the economic downturn stronger than ever, with new project awards and forecasted capital expenditure expected to gain momentum throughout the next five years. While challenges certainly remain…

Skarv –BP harsh-water FPSO

Apr 15, 2013

The Skarv FPSO is BP’s first Norwegian greenfield project since 2001. Elaine Maslin explains the details. Sitting just 50km from the Arctic Circle in 350-450m of harsh waters, the Skarv FPSO is a milestone for BP. It is the firm’s first…

Chevron places Rosebank FPSO order

Apr 12, 2013

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has announced it won a US$1.9 billion order to build a Floating Production Storage and Offloading unit (FPSO) for Chevron North Sea Ltd. Hyundai Heavy will carry out engineering, procurement, and construction…

Baúna starts producing

Apr 10, 2013

FPSO Cidade de Itajaí Petrobras began producing at Baúna field, in the southern Santos Basin, off Brazil. The FPSO Cidade de Itajaí, which arrived at the field in December, was connected to well 9-SPS-88. That well is estimated to produce up to 12…

PSVM production starts

Apr 10, 2013

BP began production from the PSVM development in block 31, off Angola. Three wells at the Plutao field are expected to increase production at PSVM to about 70,000b/d of oil. Output will increase to 150,000b/d once Saturno, Venus, and Marte fields come online later this year and next…

ABB wins $45m Ichthys work

Apr 08, 2013

Power and automation firm ABB has won two contracts worth a combined $45million on the Ichthys oil and gas project offshore Western Australia.Ichthys field layout (Image: Inpex)The firm has been appointed the main electrical contractor (MEC) for a new floating production…

Petrobras production fell in February

Mar 29, 2013

Petrobras announced that in February 2013 total production of oil and natural gas in Brazil reached 2,316 thousand boe/d. Including the share operated by the company for its partners, total volume produced was 2,414 thousand boe/d, This volume corresponds to a 2…

Ichthys commissioning

Mar 27, 2013

Cegelec Oil & Gas Services won two commissioning contracts in January for the Ichthys project off the coast of Western Australia. Under the scope of the threeyear contracts, Cegelec will perform precommissioning, commissioning and engineering…

Sapinhoá startup

Mar 27, 2013

Commercial production began at Sapinhoá field in January. Located in block BMS9 in Brazil’s presalt region, the first producing well, Guara1, was connected to the FPSO Cidade de São Paulo. Guara1 has a potential production rate of 25,000b/d…

Record order for SBM Offshore

Mar 26, 2013

SBM Offshore is pleased to announce that it has received a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the twenty year charter and operation of two (2) FPSOs from BM-S-11 subsidiary Tupi BV on 22 March 2013.The FPSOs will be deployed at the Lula field in the pre-salt province offshore Brazil…

Premier lining up FPSOs

Mar 24, 2013

UK-listed exploration and production firm Premier Oil is in the process of picking two separate FPSOs for projects in the North Sea.The firm said it was out to tender on its North Sea Catcher project for an FPSO. Concept select was agreed in…

Keppel secures US$161 million in contracts

Mar 04, 2013

Keppel wins new business Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd's (Keppel O&M) subsidiaries - Keppel FELS Brasil S.A. (Keppel FELS Brasil) and Keppel Shipyard Ltd (Keppel Shipyard) - have secured two contracts worth S$200 million (US$161.54 million) from repeat customers…

Ithaca Energy buys Valiant

Mar 01, 2013

North Sea independent exploration firm Ithaca Energy has agreed a deal to buy fellow London AIM-listed explorer Valiant Petroleum.Ithaca said the deal, which values Valiant at about $309million, would establish it as “a leading mid cap North…

BP's PVSM project

Feb 26, 2013

Now that BP's PSVM project, in Block 31, off Angola is in production, the company has released this video detailing the work to get the field up and running.The PSVM project consists of four fields, Plutao, Saturno, Venus and Marte. All produce oil through a converted hull…

Technip expands PSVM role

Feb 21, 2013

Technip picks up new 5-year PSVM Angola dealNew contract follows completion of Technip's previous 5-year pact for engineering services on the Greater Plutonio FPSO. (Image: BP)BP Angola awarded Technip a 5-year contract for engineering…

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