Singapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine, by means of its subsidiary Keppel Shipyard, has been awarded a $2.8bn contract by Brazil’s state-owned oil firm Petrobras for the development of floating manufacturing storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel P-83 set for its Búzios subject within the Santos Basin.
Petrobras mentioned the P-83 can be among the many largest floating manufacturing models on the planet, in a position to produce as much as 225,000 bopd, course of as much as 12m cu m of gasoline per day, and retailer greater than 1.6m barrels.
The fabrication of the topside modules can be replicated throughout Keppel O&M’s services in Singapore, China and Brazil, whereas the development of the hull and lodging module can be accomplished by CIMC Raffles in China. Integration of the separate elements can be carried out in Singapore, with the ultimate part of offshore commissioning works undertaken by Keppel O&M when the FPSO arrives on the subject.
Scheduled for supply within the first half of 2027, the floater is a repeat order of the P-80 unit that Keppel secured in August this 12 months and the general third FPSO the shipyard is constructing for the Búzios subject.
The sector is operated by Petrobras with a 92.6percentt stake, with CNOOC and CNODC as companions, with 3.7% every. It ought to attain the top of this decade with day by day manufacturing of round 2m barrels of oil equal per day, turning into Petrobras’ highest-producing asset.