ABB to provide power supply to Petrobras FPSO units

25 September 2011 (Last Updated September 25th, 2011 18:30)

ABB has won an order to provide power supply infrastructure, systems and equipment for two new floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) units operated by Petrobras.

ABB has won an order to provide power supply infrastructure, systems and equipment for two new floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) units operated by Petrobras.

The company will supply a containerised E-House (electrical house), a 600t electrical room to house the complete 100MW power system, as well as related power generation and energy distribution equipment, and engineering and installation services.

The company’s delivery also includes energy management systems and power supply protection equipment.

The two FPSO units will process crude oil and natural gas extracted from the Campos basin, offshore Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The vessels are scheduled to begin operation in mid-2012 with a total capacity of 360,000 barrels of oil and 12 million cubic square metres of gas a day.