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Summary Information

  • Name: Usan FPSO
  • Field: Usan Oil Field
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Ownership: Total
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  • Field operated By: Total
  • Capacity: 180,000 bpd
  • Year of Completion: 2012

Brief Description

  • The vessel is designed to process 180 000 barrels of oil and 5 million standard cubic metres of gas per day and with a crude storage capacity of 2 million barrels.
  • Its size of 320 meters long and 61 meters wide makes it one of the largest vessels of this type in the world.
  • The hull weight is 83,500 tons and topsides weigh over 30,500 tons


  • HHI: Fabrication of the FSPO
  • Nexans: Manufacture and supply the topside power, control, instrumentation and telecommunications cables for the FPSO
  • Aker: Pusnes Offloading Systems
  • Nigerdock: Riser I-tube supports, laydown module area, flare tower, riser protector structures, crew boat landing stairs, helideck structure, water caissons, mooring protection structures


  • In operation


  • 2009 - HHI began building the FSPO
  • 2011 - FPSO delivered
  • 2012 - First oil produced

Other Information

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  1. HYUNDAI Heavy industries Annual report 2011
  2. Aker FPSO Pusnes Offloading Systems
  3. International Protective Coatings FPSO References
  4. Hyundai Heavy Begins Building $1.6 Billion FPSO in H-Dock
  5. Nexans wins a 7 million Euro topside cable contract for Usan FPSO offshore Nigeria
  6. Nigerdock Achieves One Million Man Hours
  7. Total puts on stream its giant deep offshore Usan project in Nigeria

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