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Summary Information

  • Name: Glen Lyon FPSO
  • Field: Schiehallion Oil Field
  • Country: UK
  • Ownership:
  • Website:
  • Field Operated By: BP
  • Capacity: 130,000 bpd
  • Year of Completion:

Brief Description

  • The FPSO will be able to produce 130,000 barrels of oil and 2.2 million cubic meters of gas per day. The unit will have storage for 1.06 million barrels of oil and will measure 270 meters long and 52 meters wide.
  • The turret has a total weight of 10,000 tonnes and is provided with arrangements for connecting 20 mooring lines and up to 28 flexible risers and umbilicals.
  • The vessel is part of the Quad 204 Redevelopment Project, which is designed to extend the lives of the Schiehallion & Loyal fields


  • Hyundai Heavy: Engineering, procurement and construction with optional transportation and commissioning assistance
  • KBR: Engineering design and procurement support services
  • Dyna-Mac: Turret construction
  • Aibel: VIEC (Vessel Internal Electrostatic Coalescer) technology
  • Alderley Systems: Oil and gas metering systems and slops separation package


  • Under construction


  • 2011 - Hyundai Heavy awarded EPC contract
  • 2012 - Hess sells it share of the FPSO

Other Information

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  1. Hyundai Heavy Wins USD 1.2 Billion FPSO Order
  2. KBR Awarded Major Engineering Design Contract by Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Limited for the BP Quad 204 Project
  3. BP chooses Aibel’s VIEC technology for Schiehallion FPSO
  4. Dyna-Mac secures new fabrication orders for a provisional sum of S$115 million
  5. Hess Reaches Agreement for Sale of UK Assets
  6. Alderley Systems secures contracts for BP Quad 204 Project

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