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Jim McCaul – IMA/World Energy Reports ifteen production ? oaters were con- year lease to supply an FPSO to Petrobras of the production is planned for 2021. ergy to modify and redeploy the Aoka tracted in 2017 – 11 FPSOs, 2 pro- for use on the Sepia ? eld in Santos Basin. Mizu for use as an early production duction semis, a wellhead TLP and The FPSO, named Carioca MV30, will be Liza #1 FPSO - SBM in June 2017 system offshore the UK. The 605,000

F an FLNG – and the number of deep VLCC-size (1.4 million bbls storage) and was awarded the EPC contract and lease bbl FPSO has production capability for water projects in the near-term planning have capability to produce 180,000 b/d oil, for an FPSO to initiate development 30,000 b/d oil and 20,000 b/d water pro- queue indicates production ? oater orders 212 mmcf/d gas (which will be re-inject- of the Liza oil/gas discovery offshore duction. It will be connected via a mani- are set to accelerate. ed) and 240,000 b/d water injection. Guyana. The lease is for a ? rm 10 years fold to two production wells on the Lan-

This is a big change from 2016 when with up to 10 one year extensions. The caster reservoir. Dubai Drydocks World orders for new units totally dried up and Ca Rong Do FPSO - In Apr 2017 Yinson FPSO will have production capacity for is doing the modi? cations/upgrades.

the deepwater future looked pretty bleak. Production ? nalized a contract to supply 120,000 b/d oil, 170 mmcf/d gas and

Recent Orders – Here’s a round-up of an FPSO to Repsol for use on the Ca Rong water injection capacity of 200,000 b/d. Johan Castberg FPSO - Statoil in De- contracts awarded last year and in Janu- Do oil/gas discovery offshore Vietnam. The conversion is being done at Keppel. cember 2017 awarded an EPC contract to ary 2018. The unit will be leased on a time charter Sembcorp Marine to fabricate the FPSO basis for a ? rm 10 yrs with 5 extension op- Adolo FPSO – BW Offshore in mid- hull and living quarters for the Johan Cast-

Tempera FPSO - Keppel in Jan 2017 re- tions of one year each. The estimated ag- 2017 began modifying the Azurite FPSO berg FPSO. In February 2018 an NOK 3.8 ceived a contract from Dixstone Holdings, gregate value of the bareboat charter is $1 for use as a production unit offshore Ga- bil contract for topsides fabrication and an af? liate of Perenco, to convert a tanker billion for the entire 15-year period. bon. Keppel is doing the modi? cation. hull/topsides integration was awarded to to an FPSO for use on the Yombo ? eld off- Azurite had been available for redeploy- Kvaerner. SBM is supplying the turret shore the Congo. The 2002-built Aframax- Guanabara MV31 FPSO - Petrobras in ment since 2014. The FPSO currently mooring system. The FPSO will have 1.1 size tanker Tempera is being used as the Dec 2017 signed an EPC contract + 22 yr has production capacity for 40,000 b/d million bbls storage and production ca- conversion hull. When completed, it will lease with Modec to supply an FPSO as oil, 18 mmcf/d gas and 60,000 b/d water. pacity of 190,000 b/d oil, 290 mmcf/d gas. replace the Conkouati, which has served the pilot production unit on the Mero (ex- It is single hull with spread mooring able as the FPSO on the ? eld since 1991. Libra) ? eld. The FPSO will be a VLCC- to store 1.35 million bbls oil. Fast4Ward Spec FPSO - SBM in June size unit with capability for 180,000 b/d 2017 contracted with CSTC and SWS,

Carioca MV30 FPSO - In Oct 2017 Mo- oil, 420 mmcf/d gas, 225,000 b/d water in- Aoka Mizu FPSO - In July 2017 Blue- both in China, to build a speculative dec was awarded an EPCI contract + 21 jection and 1.4 million bbls storage. Start water was contracted by Hurricane En- VLCC-size FPSO hull that can be used 50 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News • MARCH 2018

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