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Japanese Contractor Wins the O&M Contract for Sangomar FPSO

MODEC, Inc. the supplier of the Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Sangomar (formerly SNE) Field Development Phase 1 offshore Senegal, has also won the contract to operate and maintain the facility.

Woodside Energy, operator of the project, has  inked a contract with the Japanese company for the operations and maintenance of the FPSO vessel for the Sangomar Field Development Phase 1 (project in the Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Offshore Deep oil blocks, located offshore Senegal, MODEC reports.

Following the FPSO purchase contract which was signed between Woodside and MODEC on January 10, 2020, with respect to the supply of the FPSO, MODEC will be responsible for the operations and maintenance of the FPSO. The operations and maintenance contract will cover all in-country installation and commissioning activities following which an initial 10 year operations and maintenance term will commence. Extension options are allowed for every year thereafter up to 10 additional years.

The FPSO will be deployed at the Sangomar field located approximately 100 kilometers south of Dakar, Senegal. The Sangomar Field Development is expected to be Senegal’s first offshore oil development.

Scheduled for delivery in 2023, the FPSO vessel will be permanently moored at a water depth of approximately 780 metres by an External Turret mooring system to be supplied by SOFEC, Inc. a MODEC group company.

The FPSO will be capable of processing 100,000 barrels of crude oil per day, 130 million standard cubic feet of gas per day, 145,000 barrels of water injection per day and will have minimum storage capacity of 1,300,000 barrels of crude oil.

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