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FPSO Kwame Nkrumah MV21

The FPSO Kwame Nkrumah MV21 is installed in approximately 1,100 meters water depth on the Jubilee Field, which is one of the largest oil fields discovered offshore West Africa in the past 10 years.

The FPSO is capable of processing more than 120,000 barrels of oil per day, and injecting more than 230,000 barrels of water per day and 160 MMscfd of produced gas.

On November 28, 2010, the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah MV21 achieved commissioning of first oil offshore Ghana. The oil from this day has been used to commission the facilities for Tullow's official First Oil Ceremony held on December 15, 2010. The FPSO is designed to remain on the field for up to 20 years.

Scope of Work

  • Engineering
  • Procurement
  • Construction
  • Operation and Maintenance

Photo courtesy of Tullow Ghana Ltd.

Unit Name FPSO Kwame Nkrumah MV21
Contract EPC + Time Charter (Ownership was transferred to the client)
First Oil December 2010
Charter Period December 2010 - December 2011
O&M Period December 2011 - September 2024 + 3 one-year options
Client Tullow Ghana Ltd.
Status In Operation (MODEC operates)
Field Location Jubilee Field
Country Ghana
Water Depth 1,100 m
New/Conv Conversion
Mooring Type SOFEC External Turret
Storage Capacity 1,600,000 bbls
Oil Production 120,000 bopd
Gas Production 160 mmscfd
Water Injection 230,000 bwpd