Tantawan Explorer FPSO

Summary Information

  • Name: Tantawan Explorer FPSO
  • Field: Tantawan Oil And Gas Field
  • Country: Thailand
  • Ownership: Chevron
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  • Operated By: Chevron
  • Capacity: 50,000 bpd
  • Year of Completion: 1997

Brief Description

  • The Tantawan Explorer FPSO was designed to handle 50,000 bpd of oil and 150 MMSCFD of gas compressed to a pressure of 1850 psi
  • The vessel is morred using a Single Point Mooring Turret (SPT) system

Contractors

  • Sembawang Shipyard: Conversion of the 136,960 dwt tanker TANTAWAN EXPLORER , ex BAYERN , into a Floating Production Storage & Offloading (FPSO) vessel
  • Jotun: Painting

Status

  • In operation

History

  • 1996 - Sembawang Shipyard Clinches FPSO Conversion Contract
  • 1997 - FSPO conversion completed
  • 2008 - Chevron acquired the vessel from SBM

Other Information

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Links

  1. Gustomsc FPSO References
  2. Jotun FPSO References
  3. Sembawang Shipyard Clinches FPSO Conversion Contract
  4. Sembawang Shipyard Completes Major FPSO Conversion
  5. Preliminary Results SBM Offshore 2008

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