ENI Orders New HHI-Built Floater Offshore Indonesia

ENI S.p.A logoItalian energy major ENI has ordered the construction of a barge-based Floating Production Unit (FPU) for the Jangkrik Complex Project development offshore Indonesia.  Winning the contract to lead the engineering and construction of the project is ENI subsidiary, Saipem.

The new spread-moored FPU will have a treating capacity of 450MMSCFD of gas plus condensates and once completed, the Jangkrik field is expected to provide feedstock to Indonesia’s Bontang LNG plant.

For Saipem, the scope of their contract includes engineering, procurement, fabrication of the FPU and the installation of a mooring system as well as hook-up, commissioning and assistance to the start-up.

The Jangkrik FPU project will be carried out from the Saipem Execution Centre in Jakarta. The topsides fabrication activities will be carried out in Saipem’s Karimun Island Yard, also located in Indonesia, while the hull will be fabricated at Hyundai Heavy Industries’ offshore yard in Ulsan, South Korea.

Saipem notes the FPU will be delivered at site ready for subsea umbilical, riser and flowline (SURF) hook-up in 34 months.  The total contract value of the project is $1.1 billion and will be handled by a consortium formed by HHI and a joint venture between Saipem, Tripatra Engineers & Constructors and Chiyoda.