Press Releases

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See our Press Releases below starting from the most recent announcement.

SOFEC President and CEO Rick Hall Announces His Retirement

March 15, 2021

Houston, March 15, 2021 – Mr. Rick Hall, SOFEC, Inc.’s President and Chief Executive Officer (“SOFEC”) has announced his plans to retire on March 31, 2021. Mr. Hall has given 29 years of dedicated service to SOFEC and 21 years of leadership as SOFEC’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

SOFEC Delivers Upper Tower and Mooring Support Structure for MODEC’s FPSO MIAMTE MV34

March 1, 2021

Houston, March 01, 2021 - SOFEC was awarded a contract by MODEC in October 2018 for the Disconnectable Tower Yoke Mooring System (DTYMS) for the FPSO MIAMTE MV34 to be located in the Salina Sub-basin of the Area 1, Amoca and Mitzon Fields, Bay of Campeche, Gulf of Mexico at a water depth of 32.6 meters.

First Steel Cut on SOFEC’s Sangomar FPSO Turret Mooring

January 5, 2021

Houston, December 30, 2020 – SOFEC, Inc. (“SOFEC”) announced today that first steel was cut on December 26th, 2020 for the turret mooring system for the RSSD Joint Venture FPSO External Turret Mooring System Project destined for the Sangomar Field Development.

SOFEC announces the offshore installation has been completed for the Internal Disconnectable Turret Mooring System for FSO HYSY121 for Lufeng Field

June 15, 2020

SOFEC, Inc. (“SOFEC”) announced today that the CNOOC China Limited Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) vessel HYSY121, employing the SOFEC Internal Disconnectable Turret System, has been installed successfully and start-up operations have commenced.

SOFEC awarded External Turret Mooring System for Sangomar Field

January 20, 2020

SOFEC, Inc. ("SOFEC") announced today that it has been awarded an external turret supply contract by MODEC for a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Sangomar Field.

SOFEC Completes Loadout of Disconnectable Internal Turret System for FSO HYSY121 for Lufeng Field

January 6, 2020

SOFEC, Inc. ("SOFEC") announced today that it has successfully completed the loadout of the turret for FSO HYSY121 for the Lufeng Field.

SOFEC Recognized As World Leader

December 1, 2019

Business View Magazine names Sofec, Inc. as a World Leader of Single Point Mooring Systems in the design, engineering and fabrication of mooring systems for floating oil and gas production facilities and marine terminals.

SOFEC Completes Engineering, Supply and Delivery of Mooring System for PFLNG Satu External Turret

April 17, 2019

SOFEC, Inc. ("SOFEC") announced today that it has completed the Engineering, Supply and Delivery of Mooring System (Chains & Anchors) contract for PETRONAS Floating LNG 1 (L) Ltd ("PFLNG1").

Lufeng Replacement Turret

August 30, 2018

SOFEC, Inc. ("SOFEC") announced today that it has been awarded the Lufeng Permanent Reinstatement Project Provision of Turret System by CNOOC China Limited.

Keep Still

October 1, 2017

The floating LNG (FLNG) facility concept has helped revolutionize the development of LNG production from gas fields, both nearshore and in deeper water.