A 50/50 consortium between Technip and Techint has chosen Aqualis Offshore as marine warranty surveyor for all marine operations related to the integration of the P-76 FPSO unit at Techint’s yard in the south of Brazil. Aqualis Offshore’s work scope runs until September 2016.
Franco Sul Field located in the Santos Basin
The P-76 FPSO unit is currently undergoing conversion from a VLCC tanker. Once completed it will be installed at the Franco Sul Field located in the Santos Basin pre-salt area offshore Brazil. The FPSO is expected to produce 180 000 bpd of oil and 7 million m3/d of gas.
“The P-76 FPSO is another landmark FPSO project for the Brazilian oil industry. The unit is destined for the challenging pre-salt areas offshore Brazil and require the highest quality from everyone involved in the project. We are proud to be brought on board for such a prestigious assignment” says Dr Andreas Theophanatos, Director for South America, Aqualis Offshore.
Aqualis Offshore’s office in Rio de Janeiro will manage the contract and all associated work. Contract value is undisclosed.
Adapted from press release by Cecilia Rehn