Technip Energies announces the departure of bp’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim FPSO for Senegal and Mauritania

Technip Energies announces the departure of bp’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim FPSO for Senegal and Mauritania
Technip Energies announces the departure of bp’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim FPSO for Senegal and Mauritania

Technip Energies is pleased to announce that after a successful sea trial campaign, the floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) has left China for Senegal and Mauritania. via Singapore on January 20.

The FPSO will serve the site of phase 1 of the GTA project, at the maritime border of Mauritania and Senegal. The floating unit is 270 meters long, 54 meters wide and 31.5 meters deep. It is as big as two football fields and has the same height as a 10-storey building. The FPSO comprises eight processing and production modules and can accommodate 140 people on board. The main function of the FPSO is to remove water, condensate and reduce impurities in the gas stream before exporting the processed gas to the floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit in Mauritania and Senegal.

As part of the local content of the project, Technip Energies called on local companies to carry out certain parts of the project. Technip Energies will also integrate local personnel in the next phases of the project. Local engineers and technicians, trained throughout the development phases of the project, will be involved in the various activities related to mooring, connection and commissioning and start-up, occupying different positions: pre-commissioning service, commissioning, quality, HSE and logistics.

Mark Villa, COO of Technip Energiescommented : “This is an important milestone that demonstrates our excellence in executing projects with the highest standards of safety and quality. We would like to thank bp and its partners for their trust and we look forward to continuing the GTA FPSO adventure with the next phases of the project which will take place in Senegal and Mauritania. »

Technip Energies was awarded a contract by bp for the engineering, equipment supply, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) of the FPSO GTA in 2019, following the execution of the engineering of detailed preliminary design (FEED) by Technip Energies.

The article is in French

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