More than 2 million barrels per day of floating production system (FPS) throughput capacity could be sanctioned this year – the highest for more than a decade – according to analysis from Westwood Global Energy.
Yinson Production has agreed to work on the Agogo FPSO for Azule Energy, in Angola’s Block 15/06.
Harbour Energy (LON:HBR) is seeking a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit for its Tuna oil and gas development offshore Indonesia in the Natuna Sea.
UK-listed Jadestone Energy (LON:JSE) has reported that the start-up of the company’s Montara Venture floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel remains uncertain following oil leaks offshore Australia.
Kosmos Energy is taking steps to ramp up production by 50% by 2024 – and in the longer term scale up its West African gas projects.
Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine, through its subsidiary Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), said it has crossed another significant operational milestone with the completion of P-71, its second floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel project for Tupi.
Keppel Offshore & Marine's (Keppel O&M's) subsidiary, Keppel Shipyard, has won a tender from Brazil’s national oil company, Petrobras, to carry out the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of P-83, a floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO), in a deal worth about US$2.8 billion.
Akastor subsidiary DDW Offshore has been awarded a firm one-year contract by Petrofac for the AHTS vessel Skandi Atlantic. The AHTS will support the disconnection of the FPSO Northern Endeavour together with towing and well isolations work in the Laminaria Corallina oil fields in the West Timor Sea.
Structural integrity of Jadestone’s Montara FPSO questioned by Australia’s regulator after oil spills
Jadestone Energy (LON:JSE) has been slapped with two directives from Australia’s offshore energy regulator as worries rise about the structural integrity of the company’s Montara floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel following two oil leaks.
The floating storage production and offloading (FPSO) unit for the Santos-led (ASX:STO) Barossa gas and condensate project – that will backfill the Darwin LNG export plant - offshore northern Australia is 40% finished as of July.
Santos (ASX:STO) has put on hold plans for a final investment decision (FID) at its Dorado oil project offshore Western Australia as spiralling costs related to the construction of a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit pose too much risk.
Keppel Offshore and Marine's (Keppel O&M's) (SGX:BN4) wholly owned subsidiary, Keppel Shipyard, has won an international tender from Brazil’s national oil company, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A (Petrobras), for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of P-80, a floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) in a deal worth about US$2.9 billion.
Japan’s Inpex (TYO:1605) has filed a claim for $975 million against South Korean yard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) relating to the construction of a floating production storage & offloading (FPSO) vessel for its Ichthys LNG project in Australia.
Japanese FPSO leasing specialist MODEC, and compatriot Toyo Engineering Corporation have sealed a deal to form a joint venture company for the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) business of FPSO vessels.
Teekay is on course to bring its floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) segment to a close by the end of 2022.
A commercial diver has died while performing an adapter mating test on the hull of a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel offshore Malaysia, according to a HSE report from national oil company Petronas.
Australia’s offshore regulator has issued a prohibition notice to Jadestone Energy (LON:JSE) following an oil spill offshore Australia at the Montara oilfield due to immediate and significant threats to the environment as the structural integrity of the FPSO is at risk of failure.
UK-listed Jadestone Energy has reported an oil spill offshore Western Australia at the Montara oilfield when oil was being transferred between two crude tanks onboard the Montara Venture FPSO. Oil was observed on the surface of the sea and the field has now been shut down after a hole was identified in the bottom of the tank of the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit.
Since the start of 2022, out of the eighteen accidents that shook the Bangladeshi shipbreaking industry, six have taken place at yards owned by Kabir Steel Re-Rolling Mills (KSRM), a concern of large conglomerate Kabir Group, reported NGO Shipbreaking Platform.
BW Offshore’s strategy for recycling its end-of-life floating production storage and offloading (FPSOs) units has been criticised following a fatality at a ship breaking yard in India. BW is one of the largest operators of FPSOs for the oil and gas sector, but its decommissioned units are being dismantled in yards with questionable health, safety, and environmental credentials.
Singapore yard Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has been awarded two integration FPSO integration contracts worth S$250 million ($180 million) from BW Offshore and Single Buoy Moorings (SBM).
A worker reportedly lost his life while scrapping an FPSO unit, formerly owned by Oslo-listed BW Offshore (OL:BWO), at an Indian beaching yard on 21 April, according to a report from an NGO. However, BW Offshore denied the report, and said Wednesday that the incident “was unrelated to the ongoing recycling of former BW Offshore FPSOs at the yard.”
It is understood that the sailaway for the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Shell Penguins field has been delayed.
Following a string of delays, Sembcorp Marine has completed construction of the hull and living quarters for the Johan Castberg unit, which has now begun dry transport from Singapore to Norway.