Xikomba FPSO

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Summary Information

  • Name: Xikomba FPSO
  • Field: Xikomba Oil Field
  • Country: Angola
  • Ownership: SBM Offshore
  • Website:
  • Field Operated By: Exxon
  • Capacity: 90,000 bpd
  • Year of Completion:

Brief Description

  • The vessel is a conversion of VLCC Mosocean
  • It is 257,000 dwt, with a storage capacity of 1,700,000 barrels and 90,000 barrels per day production capacity
  • It also has 90,000 bpd water injection and 95 mmscfd gas injection capacity
  • The topsides consist of 16 main modules varying in weight from 170t to 1,100t


  • GustoMsc: Vessel design
  • Drydocks World:
    • Vessel conversion including installation of topsides consisting of 16 main modules & Installing and integrating external turret.
  • Kavin Engineering: Topside Sand Removal Package
  • Keppel: Refurbishment


  • The vessel is undergoing refurbishment before being relocated


  • 2002 - Design and construction contracts awarded
  • 2003 - Production starts
  • 2011 - The vessel is sent for refurbishment following shutdown of the Xikomba Oil Field

Other Information

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  1. Gustomsc FPSO References
  2. Drydocks World FPSO References
  3. Kavin Engineering FPSO References
  4. International Protective Coatings FPSO References
  5. Xikomba on stream off Angola
  6. SBM Offshore N.V. Signs Letter Of Intent With ENI For New Lease Contract For FPSO Xikomba
  7. Keppel Shipyard secures FPSO contracts from repeat customers worth S$170 million
  8. OPS Serviços de Produção de Petróleos Ltd

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