Jurong wins FPSO conversion contract for Jubilee field

MODEC has awarded Jurong Shipyard a $112-million contract to convert the VLCC tanker Ohdoh into an FPSO for deployment on the Jubilee field offshore Ghana.

Offshore staff

SINGAPORE -- MODEC has awarded Jurong Shipyard a $112-million contract to convert the VLCC tanker Ohdohinto an FPSO for deployment on the Jubilee field offshore Ghana. Upon completion of the conversion, the vessel will be renamed FPSO Kwame Nkrumah MV21.

Jurong’s scope of work includes engineering, installation, and integration of 18 topside modules; installation of external turret and power generation; accommodation upgrading as well as extensive piping and electrical cabling works.

The FPSO is scheduled for delivery in early 2010. It will be capable of processing more than 120,000 b/d of oil, injecting more than 230,000 b/d of water, and 160 MMcf/d of production gas. It has a storage capacity of 1,600,000 bbl of oil and is designed to remain on the field for up to 20 years without dry docking.

08/04/2009

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