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    Keppel O&M bags FPU contracts worth S$75mn


The company will refurbish and complete two floating production units.

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Keppel O&M bags FPU contracts worth S$75mn

Keppel Offshore & Marine’s (Keppel O&M) wholly-owned subsidiaries, Keppel AmFELS and Keppel Shipyard, have been awarded contracts worth around S$75mn ($54.4mn) for the refurbishment and completion of two floating production units (FPU), it said on August 1.  

The first contract is by Keppel AmFELS with Salamanca FPS Infra for the refurbishment of an FPU to be operated by LLOG Exploration Offshore, a private exploration and production company in the U.S.


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Keppel AmFELS’ scope of work on the production facility includes demolition, hull modifications, and upgrades to key systems. Expected to be completed in 2Q 2024, the Salamanca FPU will have a capacity of 60,000 barrels/day and 40mn ft3/day. It will be deployed in the deepwaters of the Gulf of Mexico to service the Leon field and the Castile field.

The second contract is between Keppel Shipyard and MODEC Offshore Production Systems to support the completion of a floating production storage and offloading vessel (FPSO). 

Keppel Shipyard’s scope of work is to complete the topsides integration work as well as support the pre-commissioning and commissioning activities for the FPSO. The vessel is expected to arrive at its Singapore yard in 4Q 2022.

When completed, the FPSO, which can process 100,000 barrels/day and will be delivered to Woodside Energy. The FPSO will be moored in waters approximately 780m deep and will be located approximately 100km south of Dakar, Senegal.