floating production unit

Hess selects Modec for Stampede project in Gulf of Mexico

Stampede TLP to unitize Pony and Knotty discoveries Hess Corporation (Hess) and its partners, BHP Billiton (BHP) from Australia, Chevron from USA, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) from China through its Canadian acquisition Nexens, and Statoil from Norway, have selected the Japanese engineering company Modec to provide the Stampede project with a tension leg …

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Total and Noble Energy to join CNHC in Cyprus LNG Project

Cyprus selected Vassilikos to locate three LNG Trains The French major company, Total, is reported to have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the newly formed Cyprus National Hydrocarbons Company (CNHC) on the second liquefied natural gas (LNG) train of the Cyprus LNG project. Through this agreement Total is joining Noble Energy (Noble) from Houston, …

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Anadarko at feasibility study on Offshore Mozambique LNG

Anadarko combines subsea and FPU in Rovuma Area-1 The Houston based Anadarko Petroleum  (Anadarko) and its partners  Mitsui E&P (Mitsui), BPRL Ventures Mozambique B.V. (BPRL), Videocon Mozambique Rovuma (Videocon), PTTEP and ENH, are exploring all the potential solutions for the offshore part of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in the area-1 of the Rovuma Basin Offshore Mozambique. Since 2011, Anadarko accumulated major discoveries in the Area-1 …

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Umbilical

Definition Umbilical refers in the oil and gas industry to the connections used offshore between the subsea equipment and platforms or floating production units and enabling the control from the surface. The umbilicals are made of steel or thermoplastic to be flexible and in the same time to resist to operating conditions. Comments Umbilicals provide control, power, …

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ENI and GDF-Suez call for tender on $2 billion Jangkrik

ENI and GDF-Suez combine FEED and EPC bids to speed up Indonesian Muara Bakau development After the successfully appraisal of the Jangkrik natural gas discovery, ENI and GDF-Suez intend to speed up the development of the  Muara Bakau PSC, Kutei Basin, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Overall, in Indonesia, ENI is very active as it holds working interests …

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Turret

Definition Turret is the major component of a vessel or any floating production unit (FPSO, FPO) to which the risers coming from the seabed are connected. Turret name refers the rotating function of this large equipment to facilitate the rotation of the vessel according to winds, waves and dominating current while the risers remain connected to a …

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