Jumbo Offshore has been awarded a contract by MODEC Guyana Inc. for the pre-installation of the mooring spread of the FPSO Errea Wittu, which will be located offshore Guyana. The FPSO, the name of which means “abundance”, will have the capacity to store 2 million barrels of oil.

It will produce approximately 250,000 barrels of oil per day and will have gas treatment capacity of 540 million cubic feet per day, and water injection capacity of 350,000 barrels per day.

MODEC Group was authorised to proceed with the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) scope for the FPSO in May 2023, following a final investment decision on the Uaru project by ExxonMobil Guyana Limited and its co-venturers. The FPSO mooring system will be supplied by SOFEC, Inc., a MODEC Group company, and consists of a total of nineteen mooring legs.

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Jumbo Offshore will be using its unique heavy lift construction vessel Fairplayer, which allows the transport and installation of the nineteen suction anchors, 8800 metres of chain sections and 43,168 metres of polyester rope in the minimal amount of installation voyages, simplifying the logistics involved.

Picture: The heavy lift construction vessel Fairplayer (by Jumbo Offshore).

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