MODEC awards Keppel FELS Brasil FPSO project

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its subsidiary, Keppel FELS Brasil SA’s BrasFELS shipyard has been awarded a FPSO module fabrication and integration project by its customer MODEC Offshore Production Systems Pte. Ltd., for a contract value of BRL 500 M (SGD190 M).

BrasFELS’ work scope for the project comprises the fabrication and integration of nine topside production modules for the FPSO Cidade de Campos dos Goytacazes MV29. The vessel is expected to arrive at the shipyard by the Q1 2017 for the integration phase.

When completed, the FPSO Cidade de Campos dos Goytacazes MV29 will have the capacity to process 150,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd) and 5 MCUM of gas per day. The unit’s storage capacity is 1.6 million barrels of oil.

Slated to depart the shipyard in the Q3 2017, the FPSO will be deployed at Tartaruga Verde and Tartaruga Mestiça Fields, in the Campos Basin, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.

BrasFELS’ job for MODEC is the integration and commissioning of the FPSO Cidade de Caraguatatuba MV27. The FPSO is expected to arrive at BrasFELS in the Q2 2016, and will be deployed in the Lapa Field, Santos Basin, Brazil.

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