Glas Dowr FPSO

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Summary Information

Brief Description

  • The vessel has crude processing capacity of 60,000 bopd, 85 MMscfd of gas and storage of 660,000 barrels


  • Harland & Wolff: Vessel construction
  • Bluewater: Internal Turret

For the Sable Oil Field

  • SA Five Engineering: Fabrication and installation of Gas Compression Module, Process Separation Module, Flare Structure and various modifications to the existing topside facilities
  • First Subsea: Automatic release clamp (ARC) connector technology for bend stiffeners
  • ABB: Electrical Systems

For the Kitan Oil Field

  • Sembawang Shipyard: Major upgrading work for the FSPO includes the upgrading of the existing FPSO internal turret mooring and transfer systems. The marine, utility, electrical and communication, safety, control, monitoring, and production systems were also upgraded


  • In operation


  • 1996 - Vessel completed
  • 2002 - SA Five Engineering awarded upgrade work
  • 2003 - Production started in the Sable Oil Field
  • 2008 - Production of the Sable field ceased
  • 2010 - Sembawang Shipyard awarded FSPO refit contract

Other Information


  1. ABB FPSO References
  2. Bluewater Mooring References
  3. International Protective Coatings FPSO References
  4. Bluewater Awards Contract for Upgrade of FPSO Glas Dowr
  5. FPSO Glas Dowr sets sail for Sable
  6. Bluewater and PetroSA commence production of oil on the Sable field offshore South Africa
  7. Sembcorp Marine’s Sembawang Shipyard Secures FPSO Conversion And Upgrading Contracts Worth S$75 Million
  8. Bluewater FPSO GLAS DOWR on ENI’s Kitan Field
  9. ARC Bend Stiffener Connectors for Glas Dowr FPSO
  10. FPSO Glas Dowr starts production on ENI’s Kitan field
  11. Vessel specifications, Bluewater

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