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Shell in progress with Malikai Tension Leg Platform in Malaysia

Technip and Heerema to build and install Malikai TLP With Malikai, Shell and its partners ConocoPhillips and Petronas are on the way to install the first tension leg platform (TLP) in Malaysia. Through the joint venture Sabah Shell Petroleum Company, Shell and its partners selected the TLP solution from the conceptual study because of the high capabilities of this type …

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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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Chevron qualified contractors to bid on $3 billion Gendalo-Gehem

Technip and WorleyParsons completed the FEED Chevron had awarded the front end engineering and design (FEED) for the development of Gengalo – Gehem project to:  – Technip Jakarta office in Indonesia and Houston office in Texas, USA, for the two large Floating Production Units (FPU) package  – Worley Parsons Indonesia for the Subsea and Flowline system package. From these FEED performed by Technip and WorleyParsons, the packages are estimated …

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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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Topsides

Definition The Topsides are the surface installations allowing the drilling and/or production and/or processing of offshore hydrocarbons. Comments Normally used as a plural the Topsides comes from the ship building industry to designate all the portion of the ship coming on the top of the hull or above the waterline. Then it applies on the …

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Shell and Petronas to race on Floating LNG

Petronas Floating LNG awarded to Technip-Daewoo June 5th, 2012 – Technip-Daewoo Consortium has been awarded by Petronas a $2 billion contract for a Floating LNG (FLNG) unit in Malaysia Technip created a consortium with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) Co. Ltd., the Technip-Daewoo Consortium (TDC). Technip-Daewoo Consortium (TDC) was awarded by Petronas Floating LNG 1 (Labuan) Ltd, …

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Australia Scarborough (Pilbara) LNG to tie in Pluto LNG?

A good option for ExxonMobil/BHP and Woodside  ExxonMobil‘s affiliate Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd is the operator of the Scarborough gas field, a 50/50 joint venture with BHP Billiton. The Scarborough field is one of the most remote of the Carnarvon Basin gas resources and the development remains challenging due to location in 900 metres …

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A Korean EPC to win Chevron Gendalo & Gehem FPUs, Indonesia

Chevron is planning to spend $3 billion in Indonesia this year where Gengalo and Gehem should take a major part. While Technip is performing the FEED for these two large FPUs, Chevron is completing the qualification process of the potential contractors to receive an invitation to bid (ITB) this quarter. For this FEED , Technip has involved its Jakarta …

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