UAE: FPSO BW Athena Leaves DryDocks World Dubai
Ithaca Energy Inc. revealed that the ‘BW Athena’ Floating Production, Storage and Offloading Vessel (“FPSO”) has departed Dubai Dry Docks World to be met by a dedicated guard vessel.
All FPSO production critical equipment was run and fully tested prior to vessel departure thus minimizing the period between arrival in the field and first production of oil.
Upon arrival in the field the BW Athena will be hooked up to the pre-installed production system. Hook-up will mark completion of the development phase and the Company anticipates that the production phase will commence in early Q2 2012. Production is anticipated to reach approximately 22,000 (1) barrels of oil per day (“bopd”), approx. 5,000 bopd (net to Ithaca).
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Posted on March 1, 2012, in Asia, FPSO, MARINE VESSELS, Middle East, UAE and tagged Dubai, Dubai Dry Dock World, Floating production storage and offloading, Ithaca Energy, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, World Dubai. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off.