Kaombo Twin FPSOs

Summary Information

  • Name:
  • Field: Kaombo Oil And Gas Fields
  • Country: Angola
  • Ownership: Total
  • Website:
  • Field Operated By:
  • Capacity: 115,000 bpd
  • Year of Completion:

Brief Description

  • The two converted FPSO units, will each have an oil treating capacity of 115,000 barrels per day, a water injection capacity of 200,000 barrels per day, a 100 million scfd gas compression capacity and a storage capacity of 1.7 million barrels of oil.
  • The vessels being converted are the VLCC, Olympia and VLCC, Antartica


  • Saipem:
    • Engineering, procurement, conversion of the tankers, fabrication and integration of the topsides of the FPSO units and the installation of the mooring systems
    • Hook-up, commissioning and operations start-up
    • Seven years of operation and maintenance services for the FPSO units.
  • Sembawang Shipyard:
    • Refurbishment of the VLCCs, construction engineering, the fabrication of flare, helideck, upper turret and access structure, integration of the topsides modules, lower turret components, and pre-commissioning of the FPSOs
  • Alderley: Design, engineer and fabricate Produced Water Treatment Packages


  • Under construction


  • 2014 - Saipem awarded engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning contract

Other Information

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  1. Saipem: awarded FPSO contracts in Angola worth more than $4 billion
  2. Sembcorp Marine's Sembawang Shipyard Secures Contract Worth About S$600 Million From Saipem SA for the Conversion of Two FPSOs
  3. Awarded FPSO Produced Water Treatment Packages

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