CB&I wins engineering contract for Goliat FPSO

CB&I (CBI) has been awarded a contract valued at approximately US$50 million by Hyundai Heavy Industries to provide engineering services for the Goliat Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) project. 

CB&I’s scope, which includes the detailed engineering for process topside modules, utility modules, flare boom and associated hull interface engineering for the FPSO, is scheduled to be completed in the fourth quarter 2010. 

The Goliat project, which is owned by Eni (65%) and StatoilHydro (35%) and operated by Eni Norge, is the first oil development in the Norwegian sector of the Barents Sea. 

The FPSO chosen for the Goliat field is a fully winterized Sevan 1000 FPSO design, which is a cylindrical floater design. The Goliat FPSO will have a daily production capacity of 110,000 barrels of oil and 4 million cubic meters per day, as well as a storage capacity of 1 million barrels of oil. Production on the Goliat oil field is scheduled to start in 2013.

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