CNOOC awards Liuhua FPSO construction contract to Beihai Shipbuilding

CNOOC awards Liuhua FPSO construction contract to Beihai Shipbuilding

Chinese state-run energy giant China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has awarded a contract to CSIC-affiliated Beihai Shipbuilding Industry for the construction an FPSO hull.

The FPSO, which has a designed life of 30 years, will be deployed to support the production of CNOOC’s Liuhua oil field located in the Pearl River Mouth Basin of the South China Sea.

The total value of the contract is RMB620.66m ($97.5m).

CNOOC’s subsidiary China Offshore Oil Engineering Company (COOEC) is the major EPC contractor of the FPSO, and it will choose a subcontractor to fabricate the topside modules for the FPSO.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.

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