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Scana's Seasystems Secures Sizeable Contracts for FPSO Project in Ivory Coast

Jun 28, 2023

Scana-owned Seasystems has secured contracts for an FPSO project offshore the Ivory Coast with an unnamed client.The first contract is regarding the upgrade and refurbishment of a mooring system supplied by Seasystems in 2008, and the second…

Enauta Restarts Production from Atlanta Field Offshore Brazil

Jun 26, 2023

Brazilian oil company Enauta has restarted production from the Atlanta field offshore Brazil, after the completion of the scheduled maintenance shutdown of the FPSO Petrojarl I.The well production will gradually be restarted in accordance with…

The Evolving FPSO Landscape – Healthy Demand, Changing Procurement

Jun 21, 2023

After a slowdown in activity during 2020/2021 due to soft commodity prices, demand for FPSOs is picking up.With exploration hotspots like Namibia’s Orange Basin and the East Mediterranean delivering new finds, the FPSO market outlook is healthy…

SBM Offshore Completes Financing of Alexandre de Gusmão

Jun 20, 2023

SBM Offshore has signed the project financing of FPSO Alexandre de Gusmão for a total of US$1.615 billion.The project financing is provided by a consortium of 12 international banks with insurance cover from three international export credit agencies…

China’s First Smart FPSO Delivered

Jun 20, 2023

China’s first smart FPSO Hai Yang Shi You 123 has been delivered to CNOOC in Nantong, Jiangsu.Hai Yang Shi You 123 is the first FPSO in China that integrates digital technologies including cloud computing, big data, internet of things, artificial intelligence and edge computing…

Brazil-bound FPSO Sepetiba Departs BOMESC Shipyard in China

Jun 19, 2023

The Brazil-bound FPSO Sepetiba sailed away from the BOMESC shipyard in China on June 16, 2023, following completion of the topsides integration and onshore commissioning phases.The unit—SBM Offshore’s third Fast4Ward FPSO—is transiting to the Mero field in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil…

Equinor Aims to Boost Brazil Offshore Oil Output Over Next Decade

Jun 14, 2023

Equinor plans to expand its oil production in Brazil more than fivefold over the next decade, while also eyeing green energy projects, especially in offshore wind power, an executive for the Norwegian energy giant said on Tuesday.The company aims to boost output to more than 500…

BW Offshore Sells Espoir Ivoirien FPSO

Jun 12, 2023

BW Offshore on Monday closed the transaction for the sale of the FPSO Espoir Ivoirien to its client, CNR International, for $20 million.The closing of the deal comes after several short-term charter extensions for the FPSO operating offshore the Ivory Coast…

Guyana Court Stays Order for Exxon to Give Unlimited Guarantee for Oil Spills

Jun 09, 2023

A Guyana Appellate Court judge on Thursday temporarily stayed a lower court's order requiring Exxon Mobil and partners in offshore oil production to provide an unlimited guarantee to cover potential oil spills.The stay lifts a cloud over oil production at the nation's first offshore oil platform…

Alvheim FPSO Celebrates 15 Years of Oil and Gas Production as Tyrving Tie-in Gets Green Light

Jun 08, 2023

The Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Aasland, on Thursday granted approval for the development of Aker BP's Tyrving offshore discovery, which will be a tie-in to Alvheim FPSO.Aker BP as the operator, and its license partners…

BW Offshore Agrees Extensions for Two FPSOs in Africa as Divestment Talks Continue

Jun 05, 2023

Norwegian FPSO vessel owner BW Offshore has recently secured short contract extensions for two of its FPSOs operating in Africa.On Friday, BW Offshore said it had signed a short-term extension for the lease and operation of the FPSO Espoir Ivoirien…

Output from Armada Kraken FPSO in UK Shut-In Following Failed Restart Attempt

Jun 05, 2023

Malaysian FPSO leasing firm Bumi Armada said Friday that its Armada Kraken FPSO, on a contract with EnQuest in the UK North Sea, was recently shut-in following the failure of critical hydraulic submersible pump (HSP) transformers.  The Kraken…

Valeura Extends FPSO Charter and Maintenance Services Contract for Jasmine Oil Field

Jun 01, 2023

Valeura Energy said Thursday it had signed two key contracts relating to its Jasmine oil field offshore Thailand.Namely, Valeura’s charter of the field’s FPF-003 floating production storage and offloading vessel (“FPSO”), and a contract for…

Canada: Equinor Delays Bay du Nord Offshore Oil Project Up to 3 Years

Jun 01, 2023

Norway's Equinor said on Wednesday that it will postpone its Bay du Nord Canadian offshore oil project for up to three years, due to rising costs.The decision sets back one of Canada's biggest oil projects in years, and one which has the rare support of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government…

Almirante Barroso FPSO Starts Production at Búzios Offshore Field

Jun 01, 2023

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has started production from Almirante Barroso FPSO in the Búzios field, offshore Brazil.The FPSO has the capacity to produce up to 150 thousand barrels of oil and 6 million m³ of gas per day.FPSO Almirante Barroso…

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