Recent Questions tagged [fpso]

Do FPSOs function as place of origin for oil exports?
Asked 10 months, 3 weeks ago by Panagiotis 1 Answer

I understand that oil produced by FPSOs is usually offloaded to shuttle tankers. Do these shuttle tankers usually carry the oil the the nearest shore for further processing or can they export oil to countries further away?

In other words, shoul...

Is it possible to upgrade an External Turret Moored FPSO for increase in water depth?
Asked 3 years, 7 months ago by kendrickfeng 1 Answer

For example, can an External Turret moored FPSO rated for 100 meter water depth be upgraded for 400 meter water depth? Briefly what all modifications (e.g. structural, risers, turret etc) the FPSO will have to undergo?

Is conversion of spread moored FPSO to turret moored FPSO possible at reasonable costs?
Asked 3 years, 7 months ago by everetttam 1 Answer

Is conversion of spread moored FPSO to turret (internal/ external) moored FPSO possible at reasonable costs? Also, as a thumb rule (if any) to what extent the storage and processing capacities of an FPSO can be increased beyond its existing capacities? T...

What would someone recommend if the FPSO cannot be disconnected from the Production Platform during emergency?
Asked 5 years, 1 month ago by ChemKB 1 Answer

What would someone recommend if the FPSO cannot be disconnected from the Production Platform during emergency? No means of quick disconnect between the two facilities?

West Africa regulatory requirements in use of a CALM offloading system for a spread-moored FPSO?
Asked 5 years, 1 month ago by ChemKB 2 Answers

Are there any West Africa regulatory requirements at all that mandate the use of a CALM offloading system for a spread-moored FPSO?

Inspection facility by contractor but paid for by operating company?
Asked 5 years, 6 months ago by anashi 1 Answer

I'm with an engineering contractor studying FEED for a FPSO and the requirement is for us to maintain quality control (QC) inspection at the warehouse facilities in the country of the oil field such that all goods, equipment and materials and associated d...

Recommendations for the type of riser for spread or turret moored FPSO?
Asked 5 years, 8 months ago by lilianlope 2 Answers

Are there any recommendations for selecting the right type of riser for either spread or turret moored FPSO?

FPSO storage capacity versus Shuttle Tanker size
Asked 5 years, 10 months ago by sabdullayev 2 Answers

Lesson Learned: FPSO storage capacity versus Shuttle Tanker size

How big of an impact if the FPSO accommodation has insufficient beds?
Asked 5 years, 10 months ago by sabdullayev 1 Answer

How big of an impact if the FPSO accommodation has insufficient beds (i.e less than 100 beds)?

Steel piping system on FPSO suffers blocked nozzles due to corrosion
Asked 5 years, 10 months ago by lulopez 1 Answer

FPSOs with steel pipework are frequently suffering blocked nozzles due to corrosion. I would like to investigate alternative piping mateials to full deluge testing as this contributes to corrosion of topsides pipework and damages electrical equipment.

FPSO Hull Monitor Purposes?
Asked 5 years, 11 months ago by wozniakmic 2 Answers

What are the purposes of monitoring the FPSO Hull?

Ship-FSO-FPSO Motions Illustration
Asked 5 years, 11 months ago by antonjoh 3 Answers

The attached may give some ideas to the motions to new folks entering the offshore industry. Hope it helps.

 

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Offshore effluent sources
Asked 5 years, 11 months ago by antonjoh 1 Answer

Can someone provide a list of offshore effluent sources?

Fire Water Pumps be sized to provide water to the single largest credible fire scenario on FPSO?
Asked 5 years, 11 months ago by pasmith 1 Answer

Should Fire Water Pumps be sized to provide water to the single largest credible fire scenario (both for cooling, e.g. deluge and for fire-fighting, foam generation) including escape routes.

The followings are being considered:

  • T...

Emergency Expenditures associated with a leased FPSO?
Asked 5 years, 12 months ago by ekwuemesam 1 Answer

What are the typical Emergency Expenditures associated with a leased FPSO?

Cost Reimbursable Benefits of Operations & Maintenance contract of a leased FPSO?
Asked 5 years, 12 months ago by ekwuemesam 1 Answer

What are the Cost Reimbursable Benefits of Operations & Maintenance contract of a leased FPSO?

Availability and commitments of installation vessel for FPSO Topsides?
Asked 6 years ago by Dan01 1 Answer

If I am currently in the FEED Stage of an FPSO, is it feasible to ask the FPSO Contractor reserve/guarantee an installation vessel for the FPSO topsides?)

Temporary support for structure design to enable the replacement of elastomeric bearings when needed on FPSO?
Asked 6 years ago by Dan01 1 Answer

Should the temporary support mechanism for the module structure stool design be provided to enable the replacement of elastomeric bearings when needed on FPSO?

Electrical Installations and Distribution Systems on FPSO?
Asked 6 years ago by Dan01 1 Answer

I have seen Electrical Equipment designs that have many voltage levels requirements as:

  • Lighting and trace heating  230V 50Hz, alternatively 240V 60Hz
  • General services   400/230V 50Hz, alternatively 480/277V 60Hz...