ABB wins $42-million FPSO work in Brazil

ABB has won orders with a collective value of $42 million to provide power supply infrastructure and equipment for several FPSOs to produce oil offshore Brazil.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – ABB has won orders with a collective value of $42 million to provide power supply infrastructure and equipment for several FPSOs to produce oil offshore Brazil. Each delivery under the contract covers a containerized electrical house for the complete power system, related power generation and distribution equipment, and engineering and installation services.

The contracts include:

• Delivery of a complete electrical module with power distribution systems to Brazilian oil and gas consortium QUIP, for installation on new PETROBRAS FPSO P-63 (Papa-Terra field). QUIP and BW Offshore will operate the vessel initially, with later hand-off to Petrobras.

• Supply of an electrical module to control the heating system for Technip’s risers on the Petrobras FPSO P-63 (Papa-Terra field). The “Integrated Production Bundles” technological solution will be used in the heavy oil Papa-Terra field to increase fluid temperature.

• Electrical module with power distribution to SBM Offshore for the FPSO Cidade de Paraty. SBM Offshore has signed a contract with Petrobras for a 20-year charter and operation of an FPSO for the Tupi Nordeste development in the pre-salt area, offshore Brazil.

• Power supply and distribution equipment to SBM Offshore for the FPSO Cidade de Anchieta. ABB’s deliverables are part of an upgrade for the vessel, which was previously stationed on the Espadarte field in Brazil. After modification, SBM Offshore will lease and operate the vessel on contract from Petrobras, on the developing Baleia Azul field off the coast of Brazil.

12/16/2010

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