Barge conversion provides production facility for shallow water development

Production facilities for the Abana field, offshore Nigeria, required conversion of a 90 m bulk-carrier barge to a floating production facility (FPF). The work, done on a fast track, required only 20 weeks.The project achieved the target of first oil within 12 months of contract award and was significantly within the mutually agreed budget.The Agbani FPF, installed off Nigeria in Block OPL230, handles production from the Abana field, operated by Moni Pulo Ltd. and technical partner Brass Exploration. The field lies at the mouth of the Calabar river, near the Cameroon border. The Agbani FPF handles fluid produced from the Abana field, off Nigeria (Fig. 1).Click here to enlarge imageThe FP...

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