Montara FPSO

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Summary Information

  • Name: Montara FPSO
  • Field: Montara Oil Field
  • Country: Australia
  • Ownership:
  • Website:
  • Field Operated By: PTTEP
  • Capacity: 40,000 bpd
  • Year of Completion:

Brief Description

  • FPSO Montara Venture has a production capacity of 40,000 barrels per day and a storage capacity of 900,000 barrels of oil
  • The FPSO was made by the conversion of the 148,255 dwt oil tanker, the M.T. Freeway


  • Jurong Shipyard: FPSO conversion, including an internal turret and process facilities for crude separation, gas compression, gas lift and gas re-injection
  • Emerson: Control systems


  • In operation


  • 2006 - Jurong Shipyard awarded conversion contract
  • 2009 - An oil leak led to a major fire and Australia's worse oil spill
  • 2013 - First oil produced

Other Information

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  1. Emerson FPSO References
  2. SembCorp Marine's Subsidiary Jurong Shipyard Secures FPSO Conversion Contracts from Tanker Pacific
  3. PTTEP report on crude oil and gas leak incident in Australia
  4. Commencement of Montara Production

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