Canada Suspends Huskey FPSO Operations Following Close-Call with Iceberg

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has suspended petroleum-related operations conducted by the SeaRose Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel due to an incident on March 29, 2017, when an iceberg entered the 0.25 nautical mile Ice Exclusion Area of the SeaRose FPSO. The SeaRose FPSO is located in the White Rose Field, … [Read more...]

World’s Largest FPSO Departs Samsung Heavy Industries

The world's largest Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel left the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea under tow on Tuesday for its voyage to Nigeria.  The Egina FPSO was ordered by Total in 2013 for a total investment $3 billion covering the entire engineering, procurement, construction, transport, and commissioning … [Read more...]

Photos: Western Isles FPSO Arrives in Rotterdam

The giant floating production, storage and offloading unit for Dana Petroleum's Western Isles development project in the North Sea has reached Rotterdam following a seven-week trip from China. The Western Isles FPSO was loaded aboard COSCO Shipping's new semi-submersible heavy lift ship MV Xin Guang Hua in February following delivery from the Cosco shipyard in China. The … [Read more...]

Samsung Heavy Says $776 Million order for FPSO Facility Cancelled

SEOUL, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Samsung Heavy Industries Co Ltd said on Friday that a 907.6 billion won ($776.8 million) order for a substructure for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit has been cancelled. The South Korean shipbuilder said in a regulatory filing that the order, which came from an unspecified European firm, was … [Read more...]

Ghana Opens The Valves On A $1 billion FPSO

  By Kwasi Kpodo (Reuters) Ghana began pumping crude from a second offshore field operated by British company Tullow Oil on Thursday, hoping the additional revenue will boost its flagging economy. The Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme (TEN) field expects to average around 23,000 barrels per day (bpd) in 2016, eventually reaching 80,000 bpd along with associated … [Read more...]