FPSO Cuulong MV9

  • FPSO
  • New-build
  • 48 m
  • External Turret
  • EPCI
  • Lease
  • O&M
FPSO Cuulong MV9

Su Tu Den field is located offshore Vietnam, approximately 150 km east of Vung Tau. The field is located adjacent to the Ruby field. The FPSO Cuulong MV9 is installed in 48 m water depth. First oil was achieved on October 29, 2003, approximately 18 months after contract award.

The FPSO is a new-build FPSO with storage capacity of 1,000,000 barrels. Topside facility is provided with 65,000 bopd of oil handling capacity, 35 mmscfd of lift gas system and 82,500 bpd of water injection. The FPSO is uniquely designed so that it can be expanded in-situ to handle 110,000 bopd for Phase 2 of the project.

The FPSO was purchased by the client in October 2008.

Unit Name
FPSO Cuulong MV9
Su Tu Den field
Water Depth
48 m (157 ft)
Mooring Type
SOFEC External Turret
Storage Capacity
1,000,000 bbls
Oil Production
65,000 bopd
Gas Production
19.5 mmscfd
Water Production
75,000 bwpd
Cuulong Joint Operating Company (CLJOC)
EPCI + Time Charter (Ownership was transferred to the client)
Scope of Work
Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation, Operation & Maintenance
First Oil
October 2003
Charter Period
October 2003 - October 2008
Current Status