Petrobras gains floating regas vessel for first LNG terminal

Petrobras In January took delivery of the world’s first floating storage and regasification vessel, the Golar Spirit, following commissioning tests on the vessel’s regasification trains. The contract was completed by Golar LNG Ltd. following award in April 2007. In January, Golar LNG delivered the Golar Spirit to Petrobras for its first offshore LNG terminal off Pecem. (Photograph from Golar LNG; copyright Petrobras)Click here to enlarge imageCalled an “FSRU,” the vessel is going into service at Petrobras’s LNG terminal, at Pecem, Ceará state. Each of its three regas units can send out up to 130 MMcfd, with two units normally working while the third remains ...

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