Case Study

Engineering and Installation for FPSO

Project description

GE Wellstream contracted PDi to provide project management and engineering support for the planning and execution of the project which included the installation of 8No. mid water arches, 12No. flowlines and 4No. umbilicals.

The OSX 3 Tubarao Martello field is located in the Campos Basin in block BM-C-40 offshore Brazil approximately 94km off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. The field is in 105m of water and consists of 4 wells tied back to the OSX3 FPSO.

Our Scope

PDi’s scope comprised of the following elements:

  • Pre-engineering and planning support for the installation phase of the project
  • Flexible product installation analysis
  • Mid water arch deployment and installation analysis
  • Development of installation procedures and technical reports
  • Structural design of all seafastening and installation aids
  • Co-ordination of all fabrication activities
  • Mobilisation planning and support
  • Offshore support

​GE Wellstream




January 2013 (13 months)

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