Offshore FPSO News - page 115


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…

Five FPSO orders for IHC Merwede

Jul 10, 2013

IHC Merwede has announced that it has signed two new contracts for the EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) delivery of offloading system packages for five FPSO vessels (floating production storage and offloading). The first…

Honeywell chosen for gas processing off Brazil

Jul 03, 2013

UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, was contracted by PNBV, a subsidiary of Petrobras, to supply UOP Separex™ membrane systems to process natural gas aboard four FPSOs. The vessels will process natural gas extracted from Petrobras’ Lula pre-salt oil reserves…

Appomattox potential grows

Jul 03, 2013

Shell said today it has made a 100million barrel deepwater oil discovery in the Gulf of Mexico, adding to the potential of the future development of its Appomattox find.   The Vicksburg A discovery is nearby Appomattox, which contains…

PTTEP's Montara in production

Jun 25, 2013

PTTEP Australasia (PTTEP AA) achieved first oil from the Montara field in the Timor Sea off Western Australia, the company announced on June 20. The Montara Venture FPSO started production at the H2 well at the beginning of June, achieving steady rates by June 12…

Steel cut for Ichthys FPSO

Jun 21, 2013

The Inpex-operated Ichthys LNG Project cut first steel on June 18 for the hull of its floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility in Okpo, Korea. With fabrication of the hull underway, work on all of the project’s major offshore facilities has commenced…

Total launches EGINA development

Jun 21, 2013

Total announced that its subsidiary, Total Upstream Nigeria Ltd. (TUPNI), operator of the OML 130 block, and co-venturers have obtained the necessary approvals from Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) to award the main EPC contracts to develop the offshore Egina field…

GE wins FPSO power supply

Jun 19, 2013

GE will supply Mitsui Ocean Development Engineering Co. Ltd. (MODEC) with four LM2500+G4 aeroderivative gas turbine packages for a new floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) platform. The FPSO, owned and operated by MODEC, will be installed in 2…

Cidade de Paraty in production

Jun 07, 2013

The FPSO Cidade de Paraty went onstream, beginning commercial production in the Santos Basin Lula Nordeste pre-salt, Petrobras announced on June 6 2013. The Cidade de Paraty FPSO is the second unit deployed on the giant Lula discovery and is located approximately 300km off Brazil…

Gryphon Alpha resumes production

May 29, 2013

Just under two and a half years after coming off station in a storm, Maersk Oil's Gryphon Alpha FPSO has been brought back on production. The vessel, stationed about 280km north east of Aberdeen in the North Sea, has undergone a major overhaul in dry dock…

Brazil in progress

May 23, 2013

Brazil is a veritable diamond in the rough for foreign and local investors alike. Firms are investing in new centers of technology, fabrication, and worker training to alleviate the country’s skills and infrastructure difficulties. Brazil is very much the place to be at the moment…

Aasta Hansteen project management job for Unasys

May 21, 2013

Unasys, the North East England-based technology and project management provider to the energy and construction sectors, has signed a four million dollar contract with Technip US for Statoil’s Aasta Hansteen platform. As well as ePM, the Unasys project management CMS system…

Höegh LNG gets backing for Indonesia FSRU

May 21, 2013

Höegh LNG has received commitment letters from five international banks for a $299 million limited recourse facility for the financing of the LNG floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) and mooring system to be located offshore Labuhan Maringgai…

OMC – a view from the Mediterranean

May 16, 2013

This year’s OMC conference ‘Charting a course in a changing sea’ attracted more than 560 companies from 30 countries to Ravenna, Italy, for 26 technical sessions and 120 speakers. But the changing gas market was on everyone’s mind. US shale gas…

Jumbo on EnQuest subsea installation project

May 03, 2013

One of Jumbo’s heavy lift & installation vessels, the Fairplayer, is in Rotterdam preparing for a subsea installation project. Jumbo’s Fairplayer will be executing the installation of the mooring spread for the EnQuest Producer FPSO. This FPSO will be operating at the Alma and Galia fields…

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