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What are the main FPSO components?

asked Apr 19, 2014 in Offshore-Upstream by wozniakmic (3,460 points)
Hello experts,

I am interested in learning the about the FPSO being built/converted and those currently in operation. Can you please list the key components on a particular FPSO?

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answered Apr 19, 2014 by Normandy (21,040 points) | selected Apr 19, 2014 by wozniakmic
 
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The following key components are being studied/designed by engineering companies and FPSO builders around the world:

  1. Process and Utilities:
    • Power Generation Unit
    • Gas Compression and Metering Unit
    • Gas Treatment Unit
    • Separation Trains
    • Sea Water Treament Unit
    • Produced Water Treatment Unit
    • Water Injection Unit
    • Chemical Treatment Unit
    • Utilities
  2. Hull and Marine Utilities:
    • Cargo
    • Ballast
    • Boilers
    • Propulsion
    • Storage
  3. Accommodation and Central Control Helideck
  4. Turret and Fluid/Control Transfer Swivel
  5. Moorings and Risers
commented Apr 19, 2014 by wozniakmic (3,460 points)
Thanks very much. That's very helpful information.
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