Italian Eni’s floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, Armada Olombendo, has arrived and received at its final destination on Block 15/06 offshore Angola, informed Ecofin Agency.
The vessel was built by Keppel’s shipyard in Singapore for the Malaysian FPSO operator Bumi Armada, and chartered to the Italian oil company Eni, Offshore Energy Today reported. Eni named the FPSO, built to operate offshore Angola for the East Hub Development Project, in mid-October.
The East Hub Development Project covers nine subsea wells, five producers and four water injectors, in water depths between 450 and 550 meters. The hydrocarbons produced from these wells are to be transported through a pipeline system to the FPSO to be preserved and stored before export.
The FPSO Armada Olombendo is able to handle crude oil production capacity of 80,00 b/d, 120,000b/d of water injection, 120mcf of gas handling and has a net storage capacity of 1.7m barrels.
Eni operates the Block with a 36.84% stake alongside Sonangol Pesquisa e Produção with 36.84% and SSI Fifteen Limited with 26.32%.