GIRASSOL FPSO Project / TotalFinaElf, Angola. The Girassol FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading Unit) contract for the topsides includes a DCS . While the history of floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) is paved with record cost overruns and delays, through the description of the Girassol. The Girassol FPSO hull is a double-hull design – with side ballast tanks over the full length of the cargo tanks, two fore and two aft peak ballast tanks, and single.

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Co-ordination, team spirit and parallel engineering were the keys to successful girasspl of the assignment. The living quarters provide accommodation for persons into eight executive cabins, twelve single bed cabins.

Contact a Yokogawa Expert to learn how we can help you solve your challenges. Further developments are being assessed, and would consist of additional risers and associated utilities on the FPSO.

These tools also helped during pre-commissioning at the yard, towing some of our engineers had fpsp free cruise on board the FPSO to finalise some modifications! Gpso control and monitoring include not only the topsides modules but also the subsea equipment and the vessel packages. Since the technology used in the process is new, and as wells start production one by one, the tools have to be very flexible so that modifications can be carried out online and single modifications downloaded without stopping production.

From the first months after discovery, the Girassol FPSO development history described here presents how the Operatorand its Contractors, through the contracting strategy, the main architectural choices and project execution, faced these challenges and managed the successful FPSO development, crowned by first oil 41 months after project sanction. Introduction Discovered in Aprilthe Girassol field development was sanctioned two years later in July based on a subsea production scenario associated with a large FPSO, having the following main characteristics: Yokogawa is in charge of the maintenance contract for the Integrated Control and Safety system which includes assistance on ffpso for all components: Once this phase had been completed and validated by all the rpso, the application configuration was performed using user friendly tools which secured the application and facilitated the tests.

Support and safety systems are designed for people including visitors. Sheriff’s Encyclopedic Dictionary of Applied Geophysics, fourth edition. Cofferdams are installed between methanol and cargo tanks, and between machinery space and cargo tanks. About us Contact giirassol Help Terms of use. Log in to your subscription Username. Proceedings of an International Conference Submersible Technology: Accommodation and girassol saving The living quarters provide accommodation for persons into eight executive cabins, twelve single bed cabins, sixty double bed cabins.

The first phase of the project involved defining the guidelines which would provide the basis for the application configuration while the detailed engineering glrassol in progress. The initial “fast-track” approach girasspl the Girassol development required the FPSO execution to face the following challenges: The main difficulty of the project lay in the fact that only pre-basic engineering studies had been completed when the DCS was awarded, meaning that the engineers working on the project had to perform several tasks in parallel during detailed engineering.

Accommodation and life saving. The methodology for keeping track of modifications is of course closely monitored. The giraszol, just 33 months after the award of a contract based on functional specifications, constituted a new benchmark for future FPSO’s.

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Proceedings of an international conference Subsea Controls and Data Acquisition ‘ Topsides General lay out The general layout of the topsides is governed by safety considerations with the most hazardous equipment being arranged away from the accommodation area Figures A-2 and A The ability to perform modifications on-line girasso an essential factor in ensuring uninterrupted production.

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Another key success factor was that Yokogawa shipped equipment to certain package vendors in order to validate the interface up igrassol far as the man-machine operator interface. Rock Mechanics Symposium and 5th U.

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Yokogawa is very pleased dpso have been able to take part in this major project, which requires not only long-term support and integration but also co-ordination and close partnership with the key players.

The hull construction subcontract was performed in 19 months and fpwo construction of the 25,tonnes topsides subcontract was done in 21 months. Abstract While the history of floating production storage and offloading FPSO is paved with record cost overruns and delays, through the description of the Girassol FPSO project, this paper presents the ways and means used by the Operator- TotalFinaElf – to manage the successful development of the world’s largest deepwater FPSO installed in the Girassol field, offshore Angola.

Offshore Technology Conference Disciplines 4. Sailaway of the FPSO from the construction yard in South Korea occurred at the girassop of March at a level of completion and commissioning never achieved before for a production unit of such complexity.

The general layout of the topsides is governed by safety considerations with the most hazardous equipment being. The FPSO is equipped with: Yokogawa is currently implementing the JASMIN project for an girzssol of the field, which involves two additional risers one line of 6 production wells and one line of 4 injection girasolgiving a total of 52 wells.

Very buoyant shipyard market; Reallocation of topsides girasosl and integration site. The key dates for the project were: Parallel reservoir engineering and surface facilities development; Interface data issues due to different schedule in design development between UFL and FPSO; Management of significant design data changes in throughput and treatment capacity during contract execution; Additional challenges to the FPSO development came from the following adverse events which occured during the course of the project execution: Advanced search Show search help.

The FPSO described here is now the only visible facility of this pioneering project for the offshore industry Figure A Yokogawa was able to achieve this using its standard tools.

Proceedings of an international conference Oceanology: All ballast tanks are painted and the hull exterior is protected by impressed current. Main tanks are equally distributed portside and starboard side. Proceedings of an international conference Diverless and Deepwater Techology: Peer reviewed only Published between: Cathodic protection of the hull is performed by sacrificial anodes in the virassol.