PFC: The Azurite FDPSO-Concept and Challenges

Speaker Charles White
Vice President of Subsea Facilities Engineering Doris Inc. Mr. White joined Doris, Inc. in 2005. He has a strong background in engineering, manufacture, and installation / commissioning of subsea equipment and controls. He is also a member of the following standards development committees: API 17P (subsea manifolds), JOINT API/ISO Materials, ...

Vice President of Subsea Facilities Engineering
Doris Inc.


Mr. White joined Doris, Inc. in 2005. He has a strong background in engineering, manufacture, and installation / commissioning of subsea equipment and controls. He is also a member of the following standards development committees: API 17P (subsea manifolds), JOINT API/ISO Materials, and API 17M (Remotely Operated Tool Intervention Systems). Mr. White has a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tulane University.

Full Description

The Azurite FDPSO is the world's first floating, drilling, production, storage and offloading (FDPSO) vessel. She was converted at the Keppel Shipyard from the VLCC to FDPSO between July 2007 and February 2009.On 10 August 2009, Azurite FDPSO started production at the Azurite offshore oilfield in waters of the Republic of the Congo.

The Azurite FDPSO has storage capacity 1.4 million barrels (220×10^3 m3) of crude oil. Its processing capacity is 60 thousand barrels per day (9.5×10^3 m3/d) of fluid and 40 thousand barrels per day (6.4×10^3 m3/d) of oil.

 

 

Organizer Mike Bateman

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Tue, Nov. 16, 2010
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. US/Central

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Renaissance Houston Hotel Greenway Plaza
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