2017 February 7 12:06
Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its wholly owned subsidiary, Keppel FELS Brasil SA's BrasFELS shipyard, has delivered the FPSO P-66 to Tupi BV (a consortium formed by Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras, operator with 65%; BG E&P Brasil - a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, with 25%; and Petrogal Brasil with 10%), which is represented by Petrobras. P-66 departed the shipyard on 4 February 2017 to be deployed in the Lula Sul field, Santos Basin, Brazil, the company said in its press release.
BrasFELS was engaged for two Replicante projects, P-66 and P-69. The shipyard's workscope for the projects includes the fabrication, integration, testing and commissioning of topside modules. The Replicante FPSOs are a series of FPSOs of similar design and specifications ordered by Petrobras for the Santos Basin pre-salt region.
FPSO P-66 has a production capacity of 150,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd) and 6 million cubic meters of gas per day. It also has a storage capacity of 1.6 million barrels of oil.
About Keppel FELS Brasil / BrasFELS
Keppel FELS Brasil is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine. Keppel FELS Brasil's BrasFELS shipyard in Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro, has a strong track record of delivering milestone projects for Brazil, and is the most established shipyard in the Latin American region.
BrasFELS' projects span the construction, integration, upgrading and repair of Floating Production Units (FPU), FPSO vessels, drillships, semisubmersible drilling rigs, platform supply vessels and anchor handling tug/supply vessels.