Barracuda P 43 FPSO

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Summary Information

  • Name: Barracuda P 43 FPSO
  • Field: Barracuda Oil Field
  • Country: Brazil
  • Ownership: Petrobras
  • Website:
  • Field Operated By: Petrobras
  • Capacity: 150,000 bpd
  • Year of Completion:

Brief Description

  • The vessel has capacity to produce 150,000 barrels per day of oil plus gas compression capacity of 6 million m3/d. It is equipped with water injection capacity of 40,000 m3/d and can accommodate 100 personnel offshore.
  • The P-43 project involved the conversion of the 270,000 dwt VLCC Stena Continent


  • KBR: Lump Sum EPC contract
  • Jurong Shipyard:
    • FPSO conversion
    • Fabrication of topside production modules
    • Integration of the Barracuda topside production modules with its newly-converted hull
  • ABB: Electrical Systems
  • Jotun: Painting


  • In operation


  • 2001 - Jurong Shipyard secured the FPSO conversion project
  • 2005 - Production began

Other Information

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  1. ABB FPSO References
  2. Jotun FPSO References
  3. Jurong Shipyard secured a US$80 million FPSO conversion project
  4. Jurong Shipyard's Brazillian Joint Venture Secures First Contract Of S$270 Million
  5. Halliburton Announces Significant Achievement in Barracuda-Caratinga Project

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