FPSO Raroa

  • FPSO
  • Conversion
  • 50 m
  • Internal Turret
  • O&M
FPSO Raroa

The FPSO Raora is operating in the Maari field located in the South Taranaki Bight approximately 80 km off the coast of Taranaki New Zealand.

The FPSO, a converted Aframax tanker with storage capacity of 600,000 bbls, is capable of processing 35 mmscfd of gas and 45,000 barrels of oil per day.

The FPSO started the oil production in 2009. MODEC took over the operations and maintenance contract in October 2012 and has been providing O&M services since March 2013.

Unit Name
FPSO Raroa
Maari field
New Zealand
Water Depth
50 m (164 ft)
Mooring Type
Non-disconnectable Internal turret mooring
Storage Capacity
600,000 bbls
Oil Production
45,000 bopd
Gas Production
35 mmscfd
Water Production
45,000 bwpd
OMV New Zealand Limited
Scope of Work
Operation & Maintenance
O&M started
March 2013
O&M Period
15 years
Current Status
In Operation (MODEC operates)