Total's Egina FPSO left for Nigeria

Offshore Fleet NewsEgina FPSO - one of the largest FPSOs in the world, left for Nigeria on 31th October this year.

The FPSO is to be operated on Egina offshore field, located 200km from coast of Nigeria. At water depth of around 1500 m, this oil field is one of the most ambitious ultra-deep offshore projects.

The voyage to final destination will take around ninety days. From there remaining topside module integration and commissioning will take place for planned delivery of FPSO in second half of 2018.

SHI earlier formed a joint venture (SHI-MCI) with local company in Nigeria and founded a production facility in Lagos, to meet the local content requirements. The Lagos yard of 120,000 square meters has required construction and painting facilities as well as a berth length of 500m.

SHI-MCI has constructed topside modules since June 2015. These modules for Egina FPSO were made successfully in accordance to same high standards.

Egina FPSO particulars and main dimensions:
Yard: SHI Geoje shipyard, South Korea
IMO number: 9695896
Flag: Panama
Callsign: 3EYT5
Length: 330 m
Breadth: 61 m
High: 34 m
Storage capacity: 2.3 million barrels

The Egina field is expected to be operational in 2018. The total production from the Egina-5 well is estimated to reach 12,000 barrels a day.


Source: SHI   10.11.2017
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