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Glen Lyon FPSO

Harsh water new-build FPSO


Client:
BP

Location:
West of Shetland

Scope:

Pre-FEED, FEED, Detailed Engineering, Procurement Support

Year:

2015

Project Details

  • Water depth: 400 m
  • KBR designed the 21,000-ton topsides providing production capacity for 320,000 b/d of liquids and 220 mmscfd/d of gas and 380,000 b/d of produced water and seawater injection.
  • Storage is provided in the FPSO for at least 1 million barrels of crude product. Export of crude will be via shuttle tanker.
  • Gas handling comprises liquid knock-out, drying and compression prior to use as gas lift gas or export through the existing West of Shetlands pipeline.
  • The FPSO includes the following facilities:
    • New-build hull with oil storage and machinery spaces
    • Accommodation with helideck facilities
    • Power generation and emergency power
    • Oil processing train comprising of slug catcher and separation facilities
    • Two off gas processing trains, including drying facilities
    • Produced water treatment and injection
    • Flare gas recovery
    • Chemical injection facilities for topside and subsea

Project Highlights

  • Part of the redevelopment of the Schiehallion and Loyal fields in Quad 204
  • Replacement for the retired Schiehallion FPSO, which also supported a KBR topsides facility
  • Drilling in the field is being undertaken by a new-build semi-submersible Deepsea Aberdeen, whose hull was designed by KBR.
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