Nganhurra FPSO

Summary Information

  • Name: Nganhurra FPSO
  • Field: Enfield Oil Field
  • Country: Australia
  • Ownership: Woodside
  • Website:
  • Field Operated By: Woodside
  • Capacity: 100,000 bpd
  • Year of Completion:

Brief Description

  • The Nganhurra FPSO is a standard Suezmax of double hulled construction with a cargo storage capacity of approximately 143,000 m3 (900,000 barrels) and it is equipped with a disconnectable mooring and its own propulsion system to allow evasion of tropical cyclones.
  • The vessel can process up to 100,000 barrels of oil per day
  • In normal 24 hour operations, an offshore crew averaging 29 personnel is accommodated onboard.
  • The topsides processing facilities consists of oil/water/gas separation systems, water injection and gas compression equipment.

Contractors

  • AMEC and Fluor:
    • Front end engineering and design (FEED) and related services for the development of the FPSO facility
    • Detailed engineering services for the floating oil production (FPSO) facility
  • Samsung Heavy Industries: Construction of the FPSO’s double hull
  • Wärtsilä: cargo lift pumps, cargo booster pumps, slop pumps, skimming pump, tank cleaning pump and ballast pumps
  • ABB: Electrical Systems
  • Nessco: Communication systems

Status

  • In operation

History

  • 2003 - AMEC and Fluor Awarded front end engineering and design (FEED) and related services for the development of an FPSO facility
  • 2004 - AMEC and Fluor Awarded Detailed engineering services for the floating oil production (FPSO) facility
  • 2006 - First oil produced

Other Information

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Links

  1. ABB FPSO References
  2. Samsung FPSO References
  3. Nessco FPSO References
  4. Wärtsilä FPSO References
  5. Nganhurra FPSO Environment Plan Summary
  6. AMEC and Fluor Awarded Australian Offshore Oil and Gas Contract for Woodside
  7. AMEC and Fluor Win £93million Offshore Oil and Gas Contract Off Western Australia

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