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FPSO Whakaaropai

Decommissioned

EPCI

FPSO Whakaaropai

The FPSO Whakaaropai is a converted tanker with a SOFEC external turret and topsides facilities. Installed in 114 meters (375 ft) water depth, the FPSO was located on the Maui B field offshore New Zealand.

The FPSO Whakaaropai was the first FPSO installed in New Zealand waters, which MODEC was selected as the turnkey contractor. The FPSO featured the world's then-largest external turret.

Unit Name : FPSO Whakaaropai
Field Name : Maui B Field
Country : New Zealand
Water Depth : 110 m (361 ft)
Mooring Type : SOFEC External Turret
Storage Capacity : 750,000 bbls
Oil Production : 31,000 bopd
Gas Production : 27 mmscfd
Water Production : 14,000 bwpd
New/Conv : Conversion
Client : Shell Todd Oil Services Ltd.
Contract : EPCI
Scope of Work : Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation, Commissioning
First Oil : October 1996
Current Status : Decommissioned