Posts Tagged ‘Turret’

Converted FPSO

Definition Converted FPSO refers to a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel made by the modification of an existing transportation vessel, usually a crude oil shuttle tanker. Converted FPSO opposes to new-build FPSO which is designed and constructed from a white page.  Comments The conversion of a transportation vessel into a FPSO is a […]

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Shell and ExxonMobil awards Fram FPSO to SBM

SBM will supply, lease and operate a converted FPSO The Fram field is located in United Kingdom continental Shelf (UKCS) including the Blocks 29/3c, 29/4c, 29/8a and 29/9c in the central North Sea, around 220 km east of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, in a water depth of approximately 97 m. These […]

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Tie-Back

Definition Tie-back in the offshore oil and gas upstream activities refer to the connection of additional risers to the floating vessel or platform. Comments Originally the offshore oil and gas industry used to focus on large fields that could be explored and produced in drilling strait below the floating vessel or […]

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Turret

Definition Turret is the major component of a vessel or any floating production unit (FPSO, FPO) to which the risers coming from the seabed are connected. Turret name refers the rotating function of this large equipment to facilitate the rotation of the vessel according to winds, waves and dominating current while […]

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Norway approved Total $4.2 billion Martin Linge project

Total lowers Carbon Footprint with Power from Shore Previously called Hild, the Martin Linge development belongs to Total E&P Norge AS (51%), the operator, Petoro AS (30%) and Statoil Petroleum AS (19%). End of March, the Norwegian Government approved the development plan for the Martin Linge oil and gas field. Total capital […]

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