Illustration of the Sangomar Field Development FPSO. (Credit: Woodside) Woodside Energy has awarded a contract to MODEC to supply a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Sangomar oilfield located offshore Senegal.In 2019, MODEC secured a front end engineering design (FEED) contract of the FPSO. The latest FPSO purchase contract follows the recent completion of final investment decision (FID) on the Sangomar field development.The Sangomar field development is being executed by the Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Deep Offshore (RSSD) joint venture. The partners in the joint venture are Woodside Energy (Senegal), FAR, Petrosen, and Capricorn Senegal, a subsidiary of Cairn Energy.Sangomar FPSO to be delivered in 2023Scheduled to be delivered in 2023, the FPSO will be deployed at what it claims to be Senegal’s first offshore oil development, Sangomar field located approximately 100km south of Dakar.The FPSO vessel will be permanently moored at a water depth of approximately 780 metres.SOFEC, a MODEC group company, will be responsible for the delivery of a external turret mooring system required to permanently moor the FPSO vessel at a water depth of approximately 780m.MODEC president and CEO Yuji Kozai said: “We are delighted and proud to have been selected to provide the memorable first FPSO for Senegalese waters.“We consider West Africa where numerous offshore oil and gas fields have been discovered in recent years, as one of our most important core regions, and this contract award should geographically reinforce our business portfolio.“We are equally pleased to be a part of the team that will provide a needed energy resource for the people of the Republic of Senegal.The FPSO will be equipped to process 100,000 barrels of crude oil per day, 130 million standard cubic feet of gas per day, and 145,000 barrels of water injection per day. It will have minimum storage capacity of 1,300,000 barrels of crude oil.Estimated to contain 2.7 billion barrels of recoverable oil reserves, the Sangomar oilfield is planned to be developed in phases, recovering 230 million barrels under the phase one development project. The Sangomar oil field offshore Senegal will be developed with a permanently moored FPSO facility
View post tag: USS Zumwalt USS Zumwalt, the lead ship of a new class of U.S. Navy’s advanced destroyers, has continued its transit to the San Diego naval base after undergoing repairs in Panama.After experiencing a breakdown while transiting the Panama Canal on November 21 the ship was first towed to the former U.S. naval base Rodman and later moved to Balboa, Panama for repairs.According to a U.S. 3rd Fleet statement on Thursday, a team composed of the ship’s crew, General Electric personnel and the Naval Sea Systems Command repaired USS Zumwalt’s propulsion systems and the ship was able to continue its journey on November 30.Once the ship reaches San Diego, the navy said it would look into what is causing the problems with lube oil coolers on the ship which have caused problems on another occasion in October.Upon arrival in San Diego, Zumwalt is also scheduled to begin installation of combat systems, testing and evaluation, and operational integration with the fleet.The ship was commissioned on October 15 this year as the lead ship in the class. At 610 feet long and 80.7 feet wide, Zumwalt ships are the largest destroyers the U.S. Navy has ever built. Share this article December 2, 2016 View post tag: US Navy USS Zumwalt continues homeport transit after repairs in Panama Back to overview,Home naval-today USS Zumwalt continues homeport transit after repairs in Panama Authorities
Legendary opera singer Plácido Domingo will be celebrated at Harvard with “Giving Voice: A Conversation with Plácido Domingo” on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 4 p.m. at Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy St., moderated by Tamar Herzog, Monroe Gutman Professor of Latin American Affairs and professor of Spanish and Portuguese history, and Anne Shreffler, James Edward Ditson Professor of Music.Presented by the Division of Arts and Humanities, Office for the Arts at Harvard, and Intituto Cervantes Observatory of the Spanish Language in the U.S., this event is open to the public. Admission is free with tickets required, limit of two tickets per person. Tickets are available to students (of any college) and Harvard affiliates beginning Tuesday, April 5, and to the general public beginning Wednesday, April 6, through the Harvard Box Office, Farkas Hall, 10 Holyoke St., 617.496.2222. As of April 6, tickets are also available online (handling fees apply for online and phone orders).Plácido Domingo has sung 147 opera roles and has given more than 3,600 career performances. His repertoire spans the gamut from Mozart to Verdi and Berlioz to Puccini. He performs in every important opera house in the world and has made more than 100 recordings of complete operas, compilations of arias and duets, and crossover discs. He has won 13 Grammy Awards and has made more than 50 music videos.Domingo is the former general director of Washington National Opera; currently he is the Eli and Edythe Broad General Director of Los Angeles Opera, which, under his guidance, has become one of America’s most significant opera ensembles.
Congratulations to our area Cross Country Student-Athletes on receiving Academic All-State honors from The Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches.1st Team Girls Academic All-State: Trysta Vierling-Batesville, Josephine Selm-Franklin County, Charlotte Anderson-Greensburg, and Brooke Rohe-South Dearborn.1st Team Boys Academic All-State: Adam Moster-Batesville, Kyle Siebert-Franklin County, and Hunter Butz-Greensburg.The full list and honorable mention list are available at http://devsite.iatccc.org/.19girlsccacad19boysccacadCourtesy of Bulldogs Coach Lisa Gausman.