Keppel bags Yinson FPSO modification contract

Keppel bags Yinson FPSO modification contract Image: Yinson

Keppel Shipyard and Yinson Nepeta Production, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysia's Yinson Production, have signed a contract for the fast-track modification and upgrading of the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit Allan.

The scope of work includes refurbishment and life extension works; fabrication and installation of a new riser balcony, spread mooring system, and helideck; and modification of the vessel's topsides and marine systems.

The project for Yinson is scheduled to commence in the third quarter of 2019 with delivery expected in the first quarter of 2020.

Upon completion, the FPSO will have a storage capacity of 700,000 barrels of oil and a processing capacity of 60,000 barrels of oil per day. It will be deployed in the Anyala and Madu fields offshore Nigeria for First Exploration and Petroleum Development.

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