Keppel FELS to build topsides for Lula-Iracema FPSO

Offshore staff

RIO DE JANEIRO – Keppel FELS Brasil has won a $200-million FPSO topsides construction contract from Modec and Toyo Offshore Production Systems.

It covers fabrication and integration of topside modules for the FPSO Cidade de Mangaratiba MV24 at Keppel FELS Brasil’s BrasFELS yard in Angra dos Reis.

The new vessel, due to be completed by 2Q 2014, is to serve for 20 years at the Lula-Iracema South Area in the Santos basin. The vessel will be chartered to Tupi, the Dutch-registered company owned by Petrobras Netherlands, BG Overseas Holding, and Galp Energias E&P Brasil. It will have an oil production capacity of 150,000 b/d, and storage capacity for 1.6 MMbbl.

Work at BrasFELS should start in 4Q 2012. The major work scope includes fabrication of a helideck, flare tower, risers, manifolds, waste heat recovery units, sulfate removal unit, water injection unit, and integration.

The first project between Keppel and Modec/Toyo on fabrication and integration of topside modules for the FPSO Cidade de Sao Paulo was contracted in February 2011. This program is on track for completion by the end of 2012.

7/11/2012

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