Saipem has been awarded a contract by Eni Congo for the conversion of Scarabeo 5 semisubmersible drilling unit right into a separation and boosting plant (floating manufacturing unit [FPU]).
The FPU is a semisubmersible manufacturing platform that receives the manufacturing fluids from wellheads riser platforms, separate the gasoline from liquids and boosts the gasoline with a view to feed the close by floating LNG (FLNG) unit.
The contract, subsequent to an settlement signed early this 12 months for the execution of preliminary engineering and procurement actions, entails the engineering, procurement, building, transportation, and commissioning of the FPU, to be put in offshore the coast of the Republic of Congo, situated northwest of the Djeno Terminal, in a depth of about 35 m. The commissioning offshore works and the start-up of the FPU are scheduled by 4Q25.
This contract awarded to Saipem is a part of Eni’s Congo LNG Mission, the nation’s first pure gasoline liquefaction challenge that’s anticipated to succeed in an total LNG manufacturing capability of three million tpy (roughly 4.5 billion m3/y) from 2025.
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