Petroleo Nautipa FPSO

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Summary Information

  • Name: Petroleo Nautipa FPSO
  • Field: Etame Oil Field
  • Country: Gabon
  • Ownership: BW Offshore
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  • Field operated By: Vaalco
  • Capacity: 30,000 bpd
  • Year of Completion: 2002

Brief Description

  • The vessel has Oil production capacity: 30,000 bbl/d, Gas compression capacity: 3 mmscfd and Storage capacity: 1,080,000 bbl


  • Keppel: Vessel conversion
  • Emerson: Engineering, Control System, Safety system, Inst & Valves


  • In operation


  • 2002 - Vessel conversion completed
  • 2007 - FPSO contract extended until 2015
  • 2012 - BW Offshore and Fred Olsen Production have signed a contract with Vaalco Energy for a five year extension
  • 2014 - Vessel shut down for extensive maintenance
  • 2014 - BW Offshore takes full ownership

Other Information

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  1. Petróleo Nautipa FPSO, BW Offshore
  2. Emerson FPSO References
  3. Jotun FPSO References
  4. Keppel Shipyard successfully converts ABO FPSO for repeat customer Prosafe Production
  5. Contract extension for FPSO Petróleo Nautipa
  6. Further Contract extension for FPSO Petróleo Nautipa
  7. VAALCO Energy Provides Update On Operations
  8. BW Offshore to take full ownership of FPSO Petroleo Nautipa

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