Keppel’s BrasFELS Shipyard Makes FPSO Delivery to MODEC

Keppel Offshore & Marine’s subsidiary Keppel FELS Brasil’s BrasFELS shipyard has delivered the Cidade de Campos dos Goytacazes MV29 FPSO vessel to MODEC.

According to Keppel, the FPSO was completed on time and within budget, and departed the shipyard recently for the Bananal Bay in Brazil. It will subsequently be deployed in the Tartaruga Verde and Tartaruga Mestiça Fields, in the Campos Basin, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Kwok Kai Choong, CEO and president of Keppel FELS Brasil, said: “This is BrasFELS’ fifth successful collaboration with our long-standing customer MODEC and we are proud to again deliver to their satisfaction. We would like to express our appreciation to MODEC for their trust and confidence in our commitment and capabilities as well as for the strong teamwork throughout the duration of the project. This is also BrasFELS’ 9th FPSO project for Brazil and it demonstrates our commitment and reliability in supporting the country’s oil and gas industry.”

The FPSO has a production capacity of 150,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd) and 5 million cubic metres of gas per day, and a storage capacity of 1.6 million barrels of oil.

Sateesh Dev, president & CEO of MODEC Offshore Production Systems (Singapore), said: “The FPSO Cidade de Campos dos Goytacazes MV29 project bears testament to MODEC’s and BrasFELS’ shared commitment for safe, on time and high quality execution. Over the years, we have chosen BrasFELS as our choice shipyard in Brazil because of their reliability, cost-efficiency and capability to meet our needs. MODEC is steadfast in supporting the development and growth of Brazil’s significant oil and gas industry, and we are glad to have a good partner in the Keppel Group to support us on this journey.”

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< Oct 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5

Deepwater Operations Conference & Exhibition

The Deepwater Operations Conference and Exhibition provides a unique experience for attendees and exhibitors to share…

read more >

24th Annual Africa Oil Week 2017

The Conference portraying five days of senior-level executive insights, with rich-content on corporate strategies and portfolio, exposure…

read more >

OTC Brasil 2017

OTC Brasil is organized by the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) and Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute (IBP)…

read more >

Rio Pipeline 2017

Rio Pipeline Conference & Exhibition has changed its branding design, to unify the whole pipeline community, in an even more complete event…

read more >