Knock Allan FPSO

Summary Information

  • Name: Knock Allan FPSO
  • Field: Olowi Oil Field
  • Country: Gabon
  • Ownership: Yinson
  • Website:
  • Field Operated By: Canadian Natural Resources
  • Capacity: 35,000 bpd
  • Year of Completion:

Brief Description

  • The suezmax tanker Knock Allan was converted from a trading tanker to an FPSO at Dubai Drydocks
  • The vessel has a capacity of 35,000 bpd and storage of 1.04 million barrels


  • Drydocks World: FPSO conversion
  • Inocean: Design
  • Allards: Thermal design, mechanical design, engineering, expediting, procurement, fabrication, and testing and inspection of the four inlet heaters, together with the two interstage Heaters - shell and tube heat exchangers, for the Topsides
  • ABB: Electrical Systems
  • Jotun: Painting


  • In operation


  • 2006 - Fred. Olsen awarded conversion contract
  • 2009 - First oil produced
  • 2013 - Yinson acquired the vessel from Fred Olsen

Other Information

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  1. Fred. Olsen
  2. Olowi field development project, Allards
  3. ABB FPSO References
  4. Inocean FPSO References
  5. Drydocks World FPSO References
  6. Jotun FPSO References
  7. Yinson Holdings Completes Fred Olsen Acquistion

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