Outfitting of the Belanak FPSO continues at Batam

Outfitting of the floating, production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Belanak field, offshore Indonesia, continues at a new quayside built by PT McDermott Indonesia on Batam Island, Indonesia. Two ocean-going tugs towed the 175,000-ton hull built in Dalian, China (Fig.1) to Batam during a 3-week voyage in August and September 2003. A Dalian, China, shipyard built the 285 m long, 58 m wide hull of Belanak FPSO (Fig. 1).Click here to enlarge imageConocoPhillips Indonesia operates the project as a production-sharing contractor to BPMIGAS, the Indonesian government agency responsible for Indonesia's upstream oil and gas business.Belanak fieldConocoPhillips said, in a pres...

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