Rang Dong field achieves first oil

The FSO RANG DONG MV17 has achieved first oil from the Rang Dong field offshore Vietnam, according to MODEC.

Offshore staff

TOKYO -- The FSO RANG DONG MV17 has achieved first oil from the Rang Dong field offshore Vietnam, according to MODEC. The FSO is installed in approximately 60 m (197 ft) water depth. The unit has a storage capacity of 350,000 bbl and a total inlet capacity of 60,000 b/d.

MODEC was responsible for the engineering, procurement, construction, installation, and commissioning of the FSO, including the external turret mooring system, which was supplied by SOFEC Inc., a MODEC Group company.

"We are pleased to have successfully installed the FSO and achieved first oil," says Kenji Yamada, president and CEO of MODEC Inc. "It is the fifth vessel we have delivered offshore Vietnam and we have an additional FPSO that is currently being installed."

11/05/2008

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