The FPSO vessel at the field will have a capacity to process 100,000 barrels of crude oil per day Rendering of the Sangomar Field Development FPSO. (Credit: SOFEC.) Modec has announced that its subsidiary Modec Senegal (MOSEN) has secured a contract from Woodside Energy to deliver operations and maintenance of a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Sangomar field development phase 1 project, located offshore Senegal.The project is located in the Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Offshore Deep oil blocks. The FPSO will be deployed at the Sangomar field which is about 100km south of Dakar. The Sangomar field development is expected to be Senegal’s first offshore oil development.In January, Woodside and Modec signed a purchase contract for the supply of the FPSO. Following that contract, MOSEN has been given the responsibility of operations and maintenance of the FPSO.The contract will cover all in-country installation and commissioning activities, after which an initial 10 year operations and maintenance term will begin.FPSO vessel expected to be delivered in 2023Expected to be delivered in 2023, the FPSO vessel will be moored permanently at a water depth of about 780m by an External Turret mooring system to be supplied by SOFEC, a Modec company.The FPSO vessel will have a capacity to process 100,000 barrels of crude oil per day, 130 million standard ft³ of gas per day, 145,000 barrels of water injection per day and a minimum storage capacity of 1,300,000 barrels of crude oil.Modec president and CEO Yuji Kozai said: “We are delighted and proud that Woodside awarded us the contract for the operations and maintenance of the memorable first FPSO for Senegalese waters further to another major contract for the supply of this FPSO.“In West Africa, we have accumulated well nearly 30 years of operational experience with three (3) FPSOs by identifying and involving local based professionals and labor. We are pleased to be a part of the team that will contribute to the advancement of local energy industry with this long-term operational project in Senegal too.”Presently, Modec operates three FPSOs in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire as well as it has supplied another seven floating production facilities such as FPSO, FSO and Tension Leg Platform (TLP) that have been installed in Angola, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Nigeria.
The North Peace Fall Fair gets underway today at the Fall Fair Grounds. This is the 62nd time this event has been held.The fair started in 1929 where Robert Ogilvie now stands and over the years grew to it’s current location about 21km North of town on the Rose Prairie Road. The Fair features all kinds of exhibits, plus enetertainment, a tractor pull and more.Below is a map to the grounds- Advertisement -View North Peace Fall Fair Location in a larger mapPlus you can start your day with the annual Pancake Breakfast put on by the City of Fort St. John and the Sunrise Rotary Club…that starts each day at 7am.The cost for a family of four is $25, Single adult $10, students 6-13 $5 Seniors & under 6 free. This entitles you to enter the gate draw and gives you access to all the events.Advertisement