Floating Production Solutions
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|
|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|
|Client||:||Shell Todd Oil Services Ltd.|
|Scope of Work||:||Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation, Commissioning|
|First Oil||:||October 1996|