SBM Offshore Awarded Contracts for ExxonMobil Liza FPSO
SBM Offshore is pleased to announce that ExxonMobil subsidiary Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited has awarded the Company contracts for a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) for the Liza development and production in Guyana.
Rosneft Drills a Record-breaking Well in Venezuela
Rosneft, as part of a PetroMiranda JV including PDVSA and Gazprom Neft, has drilled an unprecedented horizontal well GG1-14 at the Junin-6 block. The well is unique for the shallow depth, only 1,140 feet or about 347 meters, of the reservoir interval and the length of horizontal section 4,920 feet or 1,500 meters. The total length of the well is 6,059 feet (some 1,847 meters).
FPSO Cidade de Itaguaí arrives in Lula field
The floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) Cidade de Itaguaí is now anchored in the Iracema Norte area of Lula field, in the Pre-Salt layer of Santos Basin, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. The platform-ship is able to produce 150,000 barrels of oil and compress 8 million cubic meters of natural gas per day. Oil production in the field is scheduled to begin in the third quarter of this year.
Technip selected by Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd for a FPSO conversion contract
Technip has been awarded a topsides detailed engineering and procurement services contract by Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd. The project is part of the conversion of a shuttle tanker into a floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, which is built at the Jurong Shipyard, located in Singapore.
Rosneft Becomes the Holder of 100% of the Solimoes Project
Rosneft Brasil (100% owned Rosneft subsidiary) and PetroRio (the new brand of HRT Participações em Petróleo S.A.) announce the signing of the Rosneft Brasil transaction to acquire PetroRio’s 55% in the Solimões project. Closing will follow formal approval of the transaction by ANP (Agencia Nacional do Petroleo, Gas Natural e Biocombustiveis – Brazil) which is anticipated in mid 2015. The transaction completes agreements reached between Rosneft Brasil and HRT in 2014 in July 2014.