MONACO — SBM has issued a progress report on its various FPSO construction projects.
For the FPSO Sepetiba for the Mero 2 project, which is located in the presalt Santos Basin off Brazil, the topsides modules have been lifted on board and integration/commissioning activities are underway. First oil is targeted for 2023.
Work in drydock on FPSO Prosperity has finished with the mooring and riser support systems installed. Topsides construction continues in Singapore. First oil is due before year-end 2023.
Topsides fabrication for FPSO Almirante Tamandaré and construction of the Fast4Ward Multi-Purpose Floater (MPF) hull are progressing in China and Brazil. First oil is expected during second-half 2024.
Site construction activities are progressing at yards in Brazil and China for FPSO Alexandre de Gusmão. First oil is expected in 2025.
Finally, the Fast4Ward MPF hull has been delivered for FPSO ONE GUYANA, recently confirmed for the Yellowtail project off Guyana. Engineering and procurement are progressing, with first oil to follow in 2025.
As for FPSO Cidade de Anchieta, the vessel remains shut down while the inspection and repairs to the hull continue. This follows the detection of an oil leak in January.
SBM and the client are working with Brazil’s authorities on a restart of production through the facility at the Jubarte Field.