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Summary Information

  • Name: PSVM FPSO
  • Field: PSVM Oil Field
  • Country: Angola
  • Ownership: Modec
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  • Field operated By: BP
  • Capacity: 157,000 bpd
  • Year of Completion: 2011

Brief Description

  • FPSO PSVM is installed in water depth of 2,000m and is capable of processing 157,000 barrels of oil per day and 245 million cubic feet per day of production gas with a storage capacity of 1.8 million barrels of oil.
  • The vessel was converted from a Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) tanker Ex-Bourgogne
  • Equipped with one of the biggest external turrets ever constructed in the oil industry and topside modules of over 20,000 tonnes, it is one of the world’s largest Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessels


  • MODEC: Frame Agreement for the supply of an FPSO under an EPCI contract
  • Sembcorp Marine: FPSO conversion
  • Aker Solutions:
    • Mooring installation contract for hook-up
    • Pusnes Offloading System
  • Technip: Engineering and modification services contract
  • First Subsea: Supply of the mooring connectors for the FPSO
  • Dyna-Mac: Seventeen units of topside modules and five pipe racks
  • Dresser-Rand: Supply of four power generation packages
  • VWS Westgarth: Water Treatment


  • In operation


  • 2008 - Modec awarded FSPO contract
  • 2011 - FPSO completed
  • 2013 - Production starts
  • 2013 - Technip awarded engineering and modification services contract

Other Information

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  1. VWS Westgarth FPSO References
  2. Aker FPSO Pusnes Offloading Systems
  3. International Protective Coatings FPSO References
  4. MODEC to supply FPSO for BP's Angola Block 31
  5. FPSO installation deal to Aker Solutions
  6. SOFEC, Inc. to use First Subsea Connectors to Moor Block 31 FPSO
  7. First Subsea completes BP Block 31 FPSO Deepwater Mooring
  8. FPSO PSVM Set for BP’s Angola Development Offshore West Africa after Milestone Conversion in Jurong Shipyard
  9. Dresser-Rand Awarded BP Angola Block 31 FPSO Program
  10. Technip awarded a five-year contract by BP Angola for engineering and modification services
  11. BP FPSO PSVM Achieves First Oil; a significant milestone for MODEC

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