SBM commissions Keppel Shipyard for Liza FPSO

SBM Offshore has contracted Keppel Shipyard Ltd. to convert a very large crude carrier into an FPSO for ExxonMobil’s Liza oil field development offshore Guyana.

Offshore staff

SINGAPORESBM Offshore has contracted Keppel Shipyard Ltd. to convert a very large crude carrier (VLCC) into an FPSO for ExxonMobil’s Liza oil field developmentoffshore Guyana.

Liza is in deepwater, around 193 km (119 mi) offshore in the Stabroek block.

Keppel’s scope includes refurbishment and life extension works, such as upgrading of the living quarters, fabrication and installation of spread mooring systems, and installation and integration of topsides modules.

The converted floater will provide a crude storage capacity of 1.6 MMbbl, production of up to 120,000 b/d, gas treatment at around 170 MMcf/d, and water injection at around 200,000 b/d.

10/05/2017

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