Floating production storage and offloading
|How it Works|
A floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit is a floating vessel used by the
Recent developments in LNG industry require relocation of conventional LNG processing trains into the sea to unlock remote, smaller gas fields that would not be economical to develop otherwise, reduce capital expenses, and impact to environment.
 Emerging new type of
Oil has been produced from offshore locations since the late 1940s. Originally, all
The first oil FPSO was the Shell Castellon, built in Spain in 1977. Today, over 270 vessels are deployed worldwide as oil FPSOs.
On May 20, 2011, Royal Dutch Shell announced the planned development of a floating liquefied natural gas facility (FLNG), called
In June 2012,
At the opposite (discharge and regasification) end of the LNG chain, the first ever conversion of an