Petrobas Action Ten Brazil Contracts for FPSO Modules

Press Release
Monday, July 23, 2012
Photo credit Petrobas

Petrobas subsidiaries & consortium members give go-ahead for issue of 10 contracts worth US$ 4.5-billion for construction of FPSO modules

 Petrobras subsidiaries Tupi BV and Guará BV, together with consortium members BG Group, Petrogal Brasil, and Repsol Sinopec Brasil SA, have given the go-ahead for ten contracts totaling US$4.5 billion for the construction of the first six topside modules (processing plant, utilities and living quarters) for eight identical (“Replicant”) FPSOs (Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading units).

The modules are to be constructed in Brazil for pre-salt projects (a geophysical layer) in Santos Basin blocks BM-S-9 and BM-S-11.  The contracts will be signed in the next few days.

The following companies will be awarded contracts: DM Construtora de Obras Ltda/TKK Engenharia Ltda, IESA Oleo e Gas S.A., Tome Engenharia S.A./Ferrostaal Industrieanlagen GmbH, Keppel FELS do Brasil S.A., Jurong do Brasil Prestação de Serviços Ltda and Mendes Jr Trading Engenharia S.A./OSX Construção Naval S.A.

The “Replicant” FPSOs are part of the first development phase agreed by the consortia for blocks BM-S-9 and BM-S-11. Contracts for a further two topside modules and integration packages are expected to be awarded to the same companies within the next eighteen months.



Maritime Reporter September 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds


IHC Services Secures Dredger Repair Contract

IHC Services, a subsidiary of Dutch shipbuilder and repairer Royal IHC, informs it has secured an order for a renovation project for a dredging vessel owned by Huta Marine Works Ltd in Saudi Arabia.

Kruszewski Joins Braemar Engineering

Braemar Engineering, the specialist maritime engineering consultancy, today announced the appointment of Chis Kruszewski to the role of Senior Electrical Engineer in its Offshore,

Damen's Third Ferry for South Korea

All good things come in threes as Damen delivers the third vessel of the year, from the Damen Fast Ferry (DFFe) series to South Korean operators. Having already

Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1790 sec (6 req/sec)