Converted FPSO

New Angola discoveries to boost Eni Block 15/06 projects

Eni to replicate West Hub FPSO for East Hub FPSO The Italian major company Eni and its partners SSI Fifteen Ltd (SSI Fifteen), Sonangol, Total, Falcon Oil Holding Angola SA (Falcon) and Statoil made two significant discoveries in the deep water of the Block 15/06 offshore Angola that should boost the deployment of the floating …

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Maersk and Sonangol to select bidders on Angola Chissonga

Chissonga FPSO and TLP to be tendered separately Maersk Oil and Gas A/S (Maersk) from Denmark, the national oil company Sonangol from Angola and Odebrecht from Brazil are proceeding to the selection of the contractors to be invited to bid on a floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel and a tension leg wellhead platform …

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Chevron evaluates new-build against converted FPSO for Angola Lucapa

KBR to complete FEED on Lucapa new-build FPSO On first quarter 2012, the international oil company Chevron through its local subsidiary Cabinda Gulf Oil Company (Cabinda) and its partners, the national oil company Sonangol, Eni from Italy, Total from France, and Galp from Portugal,  had awarded the front end engineering and design (FEED) contract to …

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Tullow approaches decision on Ghana TEN FPSO project

Modec and SBM in competitive FEED final for TEN The UK-based Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) and its partners Kosmos Energy (Kosmos) from USA, Anadarko Petroleum (Anadarko) from USA, Sabre Oil and Gas (Sabre) from USA, and the local Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) are approaching the time for decision on the design contest between Modec …

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Converted FPSO

Definition Converted FPSO refers to a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel made by the modification of an existing transportation vessel, usually a crude oil shuttle tanker. Converted FPSO opposes to new-build FPSO which is designed and constructed from a white page.  Comments The conversion of a transportation vessel into a FPSO is a common practice used in multiple …

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Total adopts converted design for Angola Kaombo FPSOs

Total align bidders for $3 billion Kaombo FPSOs.  Modec, Saipem and SBM Offshore are expected to bid for the two converted FPSOs proposed by Total and its partners, ExxonMobil, Marathon, Sonangol and Galp for the development of the Kaombo offshore project in Angola. Angola, on the western coast of Africa, is one the strategic countries to support …

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“FPSO”

Definition FPSO is the acronym of Floating Production Storage and Offloading. A FPSO unit is a floating vessel used in the oil and gas industry to treat the oil and gas and condensates offshore before their transportation to the land by pipeline or shuttle vessels. Comments The FPSO is a multi-functions vessel for the processing of the oil …

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