Keppel On Track To Complete FPSO Aseng

Keppel Shipyard’s reconstruction of the Aseng FPSO is nearing completion. The company’s work scope on FPSO Aseng includes refurbishment and life extension works, upgrading the accommodation facilities, installing and integrating the topsides, as well as fabricating and integrating the internal turret.

The FPSO, chartered by Noble Energy for the development of the Aseng field in offshore Equatorial Guinea, is capable of processing 80,000 bopd and storing up to 1.7 MMbbl of oil. Aseng Production Company, a joint venture by SBM Offshore and Compania Nacional de Petroleo de Guinea Ecuatorial, the state oil company of Equatorial Guinea, will operate the FPSO.

The Aseng field is located on Block I offshore Equatorial Guinea in a water depth of 3,100 feet (945 meters). Noble Energy serves as the operator and holds a 40% interest; Atlas Petroleum International Limited holds a 29% interest; Glencore Exploration EG Ltd holds a 25% interest; and PA Resources holds the remaining 6% interest. 

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