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Mooring Systems - Internal Disconnectable Turret

FPSO Pyrenees Venture - Australia

SOFEC designed, constructed and supplied a disconnectable internal turret mooring system to moor a 148,500 dwt MODEC converted Suzemax FPSO in the Pyreneese field located in Permit WA-12-R, in the Exmouth Sub-basin portion of the Carnarvon Basin approximately 45 kilometers northwest of Exmouth, Westeren Austrailia.

The project will include the provision of an FPSO capable of processing 96,000 barrels of liquids per day, and have a storage capacity of 850,000 barrels. The FPSO is planned to be installed in approximately 200 meters water depth.

This unique SOFEC external turret mooring system will be ABS classed.

General Description
Location: Pyrenees Field, Australia
Client Name: BHP Billiton Petroleum
Contract Awarded: July  2007
Installation Date: February 2010
Water Depth: 200m (656ft)
Tanker Size: 148,500 dwt
First Oil: April 2010
Vessel Type: MODEC Converted Suezmax FPSO
Storage Capacity: 850,000 bbls
Region: Asia Pacific
 
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