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Gallery: FPSO Almirante Barroso En Route to Brazil

Jul 20, 2022

Japanese FPSO leasing company MODEC said Wednesday that the FPSO Almirante Barroso MV32 had started its navigation towards Brazil last Sunday. The FPSO is bound for deployment at Petrobras' Búzios deepwater oil field.The FPSO left the Cosco shipyard in China on Sunday…

Guyana Races Against the Clock to Bank Its Offshore Oil Bonanza

Jul 18, 2022

For the poor, small South American country of Guyana, there's no time like the present when it comes to reaping the rewards of its offshore oil jackpot.With sky-high oil prices, a transition to renewable energy on the horizon, and 750,000 citizens desperate for better lives…

Anna Nery FPSO Leaves China Shipyard Ahead of Journey to Brazil

Jul 12, 2022

The Anna Nery FPSO, bound for Petrobras' Marlim offshore field in Brazil, last Friday left the Cosco Qidong shipyard in China, marking the start of its journey to Brazil.The FPSO, to be provided to Petrobras by Malaysian FPSO provider Yinson…

Norway Approves Aker BP's Frosk Field Development Plan. First Oil in 2023

Jul 08, 2022

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum has approved Aker BP's plan for the development and operation of the Frosk field in the Alvheim area, in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The Frosk field, discovered in 2019, is located around 25 kilometers southwest of the Alvheim FPSO…

Yinson Orders MAN Equipment for FPSO Maria Quitéria

Jul 07, 2022

Malaysian FPSO leasing company Yinson has ordered five centrifugal compressor trains for gas production and export from MAN Energy Solutions for a Brazil-bound FPSO. For the same FPSO, MAN is also supplying two screw compressor trains, which will be used as gas recovery systems…

Tullow Oil Taps Petrofac of O&M Services at Ghana FPSO

Jul 05, 2022

London-listed oilfield services giant Petrofac has won a contract with the oil firm Tullow Oil to provide operations services for Tullow's Jubilee Development offshore Ghana.Petrofac’s role in the Jubilee development in Ghana – one of the largest…

Australia: Wood to Oversee First Phase of Northern Endeavour FPSO Decommissioning

Jul 05, 2022

The Australian Government has awarded offshore engineering firm Wood the role of Owner’s Team, to oversee the first decommissioning phase of the Northern Endeavour FPSO unit in the Timor Sea.The 274-meter-long Northern Endeavour FPSO is currently…

Brazil: Enauta Starts Scheduled Downtime at Atlanta Offshore Oil Field

Jul 05, 2022

Brazilian oil company Enauta has started a scheduled downtime of its Atlanta field in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.Enauta said that the downtime was in compliance with the Brazilian Ministry of Labor’s normative requirements, as well as to prepare the FPSO to be re-certified by DNV…

Teekay Sells Sevan Hummingbird FPSO to Ping Petroleum

Jul 04, 2022

Teekay Corporation has found a new home for its Sevan Hummingbird FPSO following its recent departure from the Chestnut field in the UK North Sea, after 13 years of production there for Centrica's Spirit Energy. The cylindrical FPSO has been…

Drydocks Orders Kanfa FPSO Topside Module

Jun 29, 2022

UAE-based shipyard Drydocks World has signed a contract with Norway-based Kanfa to deliver a topside module for a floating production storage and offloading vessel.In what will be the first collaboration between Drydocks World and Kanfa, the M10 module will be placed on the main deck of the FPSO…

BW Energy to Buy Saipem FPSO in Brazil for $73M

Jun 27, 2022

Oil and gas company BW Energy has agreed to buy Saipem's Cidade de Vitoria FPSO for $73 million in cash. The vessel is currently owned by Saipem and operated for Petrobras in the Golfinho field offshore Brazil.The sale and purchase of the FPSO…

Oil Spills from Jadestone's Montara Venture FPSO Offshore Australia. Output Shut

Jun 24, 2022

Oil spilled last week at Jadestone's Montara field offshore Australia, during crude oil transfer between two crude oil tanks onboard the Montara Venture FPSO, forcing the company to shut down production from the offshore fied.'During the transfer…

Bumi Armada Loses Appeal in FPSO Contract Termination Case Against Woodside

Jun 24, 2022

Malaysian FPSO leasing company Bumi Armada has lost its appeal in relation to a 2020 court decision in which it had lost a case against Woodside concerning an FPSO contract termination from 2016.Woodside terminated the contract in 2016 for the FPSO Armada Claire…

Petrobras to Sell Deepwater Assets to BW Energy for Up to $75 Million

Jun 23, 2022

Brazilian oil company Petrobras' management approved on Thursday the sale of its entire stake in the Golfinho and Camarupim deepwater oil fields for up to $75 million to Norway's BW Energy Ltd.The sale is part of Petrobras' strategy to divest assets and focus on more profitable operations…

Sevan Hummingbird FPSO Set to Leave Chestnut Field in North Sea

Jun 23, 2022

Teekay's Sevan Hummingbird FPSO is set to leave Spirit Energy's Chestnut oil field in the North Sea after 13 years of oil production at the site.According to notice to mariners issued by Teekay on Thursday, the FPSO is currently being disconnected from its moorings…

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