Marine

First Topside Modules Being Put in Aboard



FPSO specialist SBM Offshore has shared a video displaying the lifting and set up of the primary topside module batch for the Prosperity FPSO on the Keppel O&M yard in Singapore.  

The hull of the FPSO Prosperity, which will probably be Guyana’s third offshore manufacturing unit after the Liza Future and Liza Unity, has lately left the dry dock in preparation for topside set up works, which have now began.

The Prosperity FPSO hull arrived in Singapore final yr from China the place it was constructed. In Singapore, Keppel will set up the topside modules and all different main constructions, after which the vessel will set sail for Guyana, to be deployed at ExxonMobil’s large Stabroek Block.

The FPSO is on schedule for completion in 2024. As soon as it reaches Guyana, will probably be used to supply oil from the Payara improvement. The primary two FPSOs in Guyana, the Liza Future, and the Liza Unity, produce oil from the Liza area.

Each fields are situated within the prolific Stabroek block the place ExxonMobil has made a number of oil finds estimated to carry round 10 billion barrels of oil in whole.

Exxon is the operator and holds a forty five % curiosity within the Stabroek Block, Hess holds a 30 % curiosity, and CNOOC holds a 25 % curiosity.

The Prosperity FPSO makes use of a design that principally replicates the Liza Unity FPSO design. As soon as put in, the FPSO will produce roughly 220,000 barrels of oil per day and can be capable of retailer round 2 million barrels of crude oil.

SBM Offshore will function the FPSO on the Stabroek Block for as much as two years, after which the FPSO possession and operation will switch to ExxonMobil. The primary oil is anticipated in 2024.


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