Floating Production Solutions
FPSO Cidade de Caraguatatuba MV27
(MODEC owns and operates)
The FPSO Cidade de Caraguatatuba MV27 is deployed for operation in the Lapa (formerly Carioca) oil field in the “pre-salt” region of the Santos Basin off the coast of Brazil.
The FPSO’s new-build hull was constructed by Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (currently renamed as Mitsui E&S Holdings Co., Ltd.) in Chiba, Japan while its topsides process modules and related structures were constructed at a variety of locations in Asia - prior to installation, integration and commissioning in Singapore and Brazil.
This is the 11th vessel (FPSO/FSO) MODEC has delivered to the Brazilian oil & gas sector and represents the 5th MODEC FPSO delivered to the “pre-salt” region.
The FPSO is owned by a consortium comprised of MODEC, Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., Marubeni Corporation and Mitsui E&S Holdings Co., Ltd. MODEC provides the operation and maintenance service for the FPSO under 20 year charter contract.
|Unit Name||:||FPSO Cidade de Caraguatatuba MV27|
|Field Location||:||Lapa (formerly Carioca) Field|
|Water Depth||:||2,126 m|
|Mooring Type||:||SOFEC Spread Mooring|
|Storage Capacity||:||1,600,000 bbls|
|Oil Production||:||100,000 bopd|
|Gas Production||:||177 mmscfd|
|Water Injection||:||120,000 bwpd|
|Client||:||Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras)|
|Contract||:||EPCI + Time Charter|
|Scope of Work||:||Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Mobilization, Installation Operation and Maintenance|
|First Oil||:||December 2016|
|Charter Period||:||20 years|
|Current Status||:||In Operation (MODEC owns and operates)|
Related Press Releases
- Dec. 26, 2016
- FPSO Cidade de Caraguatatuba MV27 Achieves First Oil - Commencement of Charter of the Fifth MODEC FPSO Delivered to the Pre-Salt Region Offshore Brazil
- Dec. 18, 2013
- MODEC, Mitsui, MOL and Marubeni to Proceed with the Ultra-Deepwater FPSO Chartering Project for Carioca Area
- Nov. 05, 2013
- MODEC and Schahin Group awarded Carioca FPSO charter contract from Petrobras and partners of Consortium BM-S-9