Animated drawing showing a drilling platform being built. Front view of Kurt Shallenberger facing camera. In April 2018 Shell took the final investment decision to develop the Vito deep-water project in the US Gulf of Mexico. June 20, 2018. Shell Vito. Shell has selected Gate Energy as the provider for facility commissioning of the Vito development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Shell is expected to make the complete Whale project’s final … Ltd. has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with Shell Offshore Inc. for the construction of the hull and topsides as well as the integration of the Vito floating production unit (FPU). Scheduled for completion in 2022, the Whale FPU will consist of a topside module and a four-column semi-submersible floating hull, both weighing around 25,000t. The original Vito project was redesigned in 2015, which reduced the cost estimates by more than 70%. Therefore Shell and its partners Anadarko and Statoil are evaluating different concepts to develop Vito including semi-submersible platform, SPAR (Single Point Anchor Reservoir) type platform or tension leg (TLP) platform. Royal Dutch Shell’s subsidiary Shell Offshore operates the Vito deepwater project and holds a majority working interest of 63.11%, while the remaining 36.89% interest is held by Statoil USA E&P, a subsidiary of Statoil. In 2015, Shell began to redesign the Vito project, reducing cost estimates by more than 70% from the original concept. The field lies in 4,000ft of water and spans four blocks within the Mississippi Canyon area, namely blocks 940, 941, 984 and 985. The Whale FPU comprises a topside module and a four-column semi-submersible floating hull, with a combined weight of 25,000 tonnes. ... Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine Ltd is constructing and integrating the hull, topsides and living quarters of the Vito semi-submersible … Subsea Wells The subsea development will feature eight subsea wells with deep (18,000 ft) in-well gas lift. Side view, close-up of Eirik Sorgard talking about the construction of Vito. The Vito FPU is currently under construction at Sembcorp Marine’s Tuas Boulevard Yard in Singapore. French contractor TechnipFMC are currently considered to be the leading contender for the subsea production system that will be linked to the semi-submersible … The contract includes the installation of Shell-furnished equipment, and follows a letter of intent between the two parties announced on Dec 5, 2017. Other than the Whale and Vito FPUs, Sembcorp Marine’s project track record in the Gulf of Mexico includes previous deliveries of eight semi-submersible drilling rigs and one semi-submersible hull. Sembcorp Marine has been officially awarded a contract for Shell Offshore’s Vito semi-submersible Floating Production Unit (FPU). Perdido is the world’s deepest spar, and the second-deepest oil and gas production hub. Concerning the contracts for the Vito development, the anticipated value could be anywhere between $250mil – $500mil. The integrated Vito FPU will be transported by Cosco’s semi-submersible heavy lift ship, the 98,400 dwt Xin Guang Hua, from its fabrication yard in Singapore. This is the minimum scope that is required, question ourselves have we added functionalities that we really don’t need, and also it is one of those core beliefs that simpler is safer. Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine Ltd has won a contract by Shell to construct and integrate the hull, topsides and living quarters of the Vito semi-submersible Floating Production Unit (FPU). The Vito contract is the third project to be awarded to COSCO SHIPPING… CORTEC was contracted to deliver valve packages for the deepwater project. Read more about Shell’s deep-water work around the world. Mr William Gu, Sembcorp Marine Senior Vice President … This decision sets in motion the construction and fabrication of a new, simplified host design and subsea infrastructure. Animated diagram of drilling platform at sea level showing the depth the drills go beneath water. Close-up, side view of Kurt Shallenberger talking about the future of Vito. Vito is a deepwater oilfield located approximately 241.4km south-east of New Orleans in the Mississippi Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico, US. The operator intends to replicate nearly 80% of the Vito semisubmersible platform design, allowing the field to start producing in less than 6 years. The field is expected to produce approximately 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day (boed) during peak production. In the offshore business there are pivotal moments: Cognac, Bullwinkle, Auger, Perdida. Shell Vito. Apr 24, 2018 . A sidetrack well was drilled in March 2010 to a total depth of 31,000ft in block 940, which encountered 600ft of net oil pay. The Vito field is more than 4,000 feet deep in the Gulf and is located about 150 miles southeast of New Orleans. Image courtesy of Jumbo. Vito is expected to reach peak production of approximately 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent (boe) per day, which represents a significant contribution to Shell’s continued growth in the Gulf of Mexico. View over the sea at Sunrise. First production from the field is currently expected in 2021. It paves the way for the Whale FPU to move ahead and take advantage of synergies from the ongoing Shell Vito FPU, currently under construction at Sembcorp Marine’s Tuas Boulevard Yard. The field lies in 4,000ft of water and spans four blocks within the Mississippi Canyon area, namely blocks 940, 941, 984 and 985. A new and simplified design was chosen for the main production unit and related infrastructure. The Whale FPU comprises a topside module and a four-column semi-submersible floating hull, … This contract includes installation of Shell-furnished equipment, and follows a letter of intent between the two parties earlier in Dec 5, 2017. The Vito host will be located at a water depth of 1,234m in the Mississippi Canyon Block 984 in the Gulf of Mexico, 241km south of New Orleans, Louisiana, in the US. Closer shot of part of drilling platform with sign on side with AUGER in large red letters. Wael Sawan sits facing camera. Following assets are shown from left to right with the year and the depth at which the asset drills: In May 2019, Shell started production at Appomattox, a deep-water oil and gas development that is Shell’s largest floating platform in the Gulf of Mexico. It paves the way for the Whale FPU to move ahead and take advantage of synergies from the ongoing Shell Vito FPU, currently under construction at Sembcorp Marine’s Tuas Boulevard Yard. It will be the 11th deepwater platform to be installed by Shell in the Gulf of Mexico. A four-year exploration and delineation programme was completed on the field in March 2013. Report this profile About I have acquired up to 24 years of industrial working experience mainly in the oil and gas sector specializing in marine and offshore technology. 23 May 2018 Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine Ltd has won a contract by Shell to construct and integrate the hull, topsides and living quarters of the Vito semi-submersible Floating Production Unit (FPU). Shell’s Vito development, sanctioned in April 2018, will consist of a Vito semi-submersible Floating Production … Sheffield Forgemasters International’s offshore oil and gas subsidiary Vulcan SFM was contracted to supply engineered cast components for the FPU. The visual shows the ocean with 16 offshore oil & gas assets on the surface. Artist’s impression of drilling platform in yellow against a vivid blue sky. HSSE Inspector for Vito Semi-Submersible Floating Production Unit (FPU) at Shell Singapore 409 connections. The Vito host, located 150 miles offshore from New Orleans, will be a semi-submersible facility weighing 39,000 metric tons. COSCO SHIPPING Specialized has been awarded a transportation contract by Shell for the Vito floating production unit (FPU). 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The Whale field is located in Alaminos Canyon … In an exchange filing on Monday, SembMarine said it will build and integrate the hull, topsides and living quarter's of Shell's Vito semi-submersible Floating Production Unit (FPU). In April 2018 Shell announced the final investment decision for Vito, a deep-water development in the US Gulf of Mexico with a forward looking break-even price estimated to be less than $35 per barrel. Jacobs Engineering subcontracted HRS to supply four circular waste-heat recovery units for the FPU. Shell, which took a final investment decision (FID) on Vito in 2018, has stated that Vito will apply a new, simplified host design and subsea infrastructure. Read about how two deep-water geologists came out of retirement to help make the Vito project happen. This team has the opportunity to take their creativity and really be the pace-setters for what’s to come in deep water. Location: Gulf of Mexico, 240 kilometres (150 miles) southeast of New Orleans, Interests: Shell (63% operator) and Statoil USA E&P Inc. (37%), Production: An estimated 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent (boe) per day at peak production. Other than the Whale and Vito FPUs, Sembcorp Marine's project track record in the Gulf of Mexico includes previous deliveries of eight semi-submersible drilling rigs and one semi-submersible … RELATED: Shell makes "Whale" of a discovery with Chevron in the Gulf of Mexico. Shell Offshore contracted Jacobs Engineering Group to carry out the detailed engineering and front-end engineering design (FEED) studies for the topsides of the Vito FPU. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Vito is the first primary example of going for more and more competitive resilience. In April 2018 Shell announced the final investment decision for Vito, a deep-water development in the US Gulf of Mexico. Therefore Shell and its partners Anadarko and Statoil are evaluating different concepts to develop Vito including semi-submersible platform, SPAR (Single Point Anchor Reservoir) type platform or tension leg (TLP) platform. Willing to benefit from the successful experience in Olympus, Shell and Nexen, develop Appomattox with similar process and selected Houston Offshore Engineering to design the topsides.. Bayan Gas Redevelopment Project Phase 2, Offshore Sarawak, Three changes US oil and gas can expect in President Biden’s first week, Offshore pilots to create mental health support network, Everything you need to know about Romania’s oil and gas industry, The Norwegian oil and gas projects pulling in investment, GMB union ramps up the British Gas engineer strike, Kristin Sor Oil and Gas Satellite Fields, North Sea. The FPU will consist of a single topside module and have a production capacity of 100,000boed of oil and 100 million standard cubic feet a day (Mscfd) of gas. The Vito FPU will feature a 4-column semi-submersible hull with topsides weighing 9,200 tonnes. Subsurface Discovered in 2009, Vito currently has an estimated, recoverable resource of 300 million barrels Vito is a deep-water development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico for which Shell in April made a Final Investment Decision, with the break-even price estimated to […] Shell Offshore Inc. (Shell), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, today announces the final investment decision for Vito, a deep-water development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico with a forward-looking, break-even price estimated to be less than $35 per barrel. These semi-submersible crane vessels (SSCV) consist of two lower hulls (pontoons), three columns on each pontoon and an upper hull. The final investment on the deepwater project was taken by Shell in April 2018. The project is expected to come online in 2024. I’m very proud of the Vito family we’ve created. Jumbo Offshore was awarded the installation contract for the initial pre-lay of the mooring system, as well as the tow and hook-up of the FPU. Aerial views of different drilling platforms at sea. Vito will be Shell’s 11th deep-water project in the area. A bank of monitors is behind him. We’re not just competing with our history, we are competing with the best that the world has to offer. Anadarko discovered the Vito oilfield in the subsalt Miocene sands in July 2009. Melodic instrumental music featuring strings. The Whale FPU comprises a topside module and a four-column semi-submersible … Jumbo Offshore will install the semi-submersible floating platform for the deepwater Vito oilfield. ... the m/v Xin Guang Hua is the largest of the COSCO semi-submersible fleet and second largest semi-submersible vessel in the world. Shell Offshore (63.11%) and Statoil USA E&P (36.89%). Erik Sorgard, facing camera talking about Vito project. SINGAPORE (May 21): Sembcorp Marine has secured a contract by Sell Offshore to construct and integrate the hull, topsides and living quarters of the Vito semi-submersible Floating Production Unit (FPU). Vito is a deep-water development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico for which Shell in April made a Final Investment Decision, with the break-even price estimated to be less than $35 per barrel. SINGAPORE– Sembcorp Marine Ltd. subsidiary Sembcorp Marine Rigs & Floaters Pte. Animated view of drilling platform being built. Ltd. has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with Shell Offshore Inc. for the construction of the hull and topsides as well as the integration of the Vito floating production unit (FPU).. 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Comprising a single topsides module supported by a four-column semisubmersible floating hull, the Vito FPU is designed with a throughput capacity of … Shell plans to develop the Whale discovery as its own standalone development. It paves the way for the Whale FPU to move ahead and take advantage of synergies from the ongoing Shell Vito FPU, currently under construction at Sembcorp Marine’s Tuas Boulevard Yard. Offshore staff. Royal Dutch Shell’s subsidiary Shell Offshore operates the Vito deepwater project and holds a majority working interest … Project overview In April 2018 Shell announced the final investment decision for Vito, a deep-water development in the US Gulf of Mexico with a forward looking break-even price estimated to be less than $35 per barrel. The oilfield’s subsea system will include eight subsea wells, which are set to be drilled to depths of 18,000ft and equipped with in-well gas lifts. It is currently scheduled to begin producing oil in 2021. The integrated Vito FPU will be fabricated in Singapore and then transported to the Gulf of Mexico onboard COSCO’s 98,000mt dwt Xin Guang Hua. In the foreground the hook of a crane rises. The first stage of the Anchor development consists of building a semi-submersible floating production platform and drilling a seven wells. It also shows the seabed with different depths on the left with a depth meter ranging from 200 to 3,000 metres deep, in steps of 200 metres. Animated drawing showing a drilling platform being built. Other than the Whale and Vito FPUs, Sembcorp Marine’s project track record in the Gulf of Mexico includes previous deliveries of eight semi-submersible drilling rigs and one semi-submersible hull. Image courtesy of Royal Dutch Shell plc. Shell to select Vito platform after chosing EOR solution. Shot changes to a close-up, side view of him. It paves the way for the Whale FPU to move ahead and take advantage of synergies from the ongoing Shell Vito FPU, currently under construction at Sembcorp Marine’s Tuas Boulevard Yard. The well was drilled approximately 1.6km away from the discovery well. The Whale FPU comprises a topside module and a four-column semi-submersible floating hull, with a combined weight of 25,000 tonnes. There is the philosophy that went into constructing it. Shell has a long history of developing energy projects using its knowledge, experience and proven deep-water technologies to unlock new resources safely and efficiently. Other than the Whale and Vito FPUs, Sembcorp Marine's project track record in the Gulf of Mexico includes previous deliveries of eight semi-submersible drilling rigs and one semi-submersible hull. It paves the way for the Whale FPU to move ahead and take advantage of synergies from the ongoing Shell Vito FPU, currently under construction at Sembcorp Marine’s Tuas Boulevard Yard. Shortly after J. Ray McDermott and Saipem also introduced SSCVs, resulting in two new enormous vessels DB-102 (now Thialf ) and Saipem 7000 , capable of lifting respectively 14,200 and 14,000 tons. Vito plays into deep water’s future by learning how to make the possible affordable. Shell to select Vito platform after chosing EOR solution. Sembmarine seals deal for Shell FPU May 21, 2018 Sembcorp Marine has been officially awarded a contract for Shell Offshore’s Vito semi-submersible Floating Production Unit (FPU). An arrow moves from New Orleans to where Vito is to be sited 150 miles South East of New Orleans. Shell says that it has been able to reduce costs on the Vito project by using a new and simplified semisubmersible production platform design. Other than the Whale and Vito FPUs, Sembcorp Marine's project track record in the Gulf of Mexico includes previous deliveries of eight semi-submersible drilling rigs and one semi-submersible hull. Shot changes to show a coastline map with New Orleans pinned in red. In addition, the … It will operate in the Alaminos Canyon Block 772. A shot of sun going down, reflected on surface of sea. All ground-breaking moving deep water. In these conditions, the Appomattox semi-submersible platform should have a treatment capacity of 100,000 barrels per day (b/d) of crude oil.. The agreement precedes a final investment decision for the full Whale project, expected to be made next year by Shell. Shell’s major projects show our technology and expertise in action. Vito’s cost savings are due to the simplified design, in addition to working collaboratively with vendors in a variety of areas including well design and completions, subsea, contracting and topsides design. Shell Pecten centred on a white background with text displaying below. In April 2018 Shell announced the final investment decision for Vito, a deep-water development in the US Gulf of Mexico. Building on Shell’s history of leadership in the Gulf of Mexico, Vito will be Shell’s 11th deep-water project in the area. Supported by the Vito FPU’s 4-column semi-submersible hull, the topsides weigh 9,200 tonnes and are designed to produce 100,000 bpd of oil and 100 MMSCFD of gas. 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May 21, 2018. Sembcorp Marine has been officially awarded a contract for Shell Offshore’s Vito semi-submersible Floating Production Unit (FPU). Close up side view of Kurt Shallenberger talking. Vito will be Shell’s 11th deep-water host in the Gulf of Mexico. Vito deepwater development is located 241km south-east of New Orleans, in the Gulf of Mexico, US. Vito Shell says that it has been able to reduce costs on the Vito project by using a new and simplified semisubmersible production platform design. The development currently has an estimated, recoverable resource of 300 million boe. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Producing energy resources deep beneath the world’s oceans has been going on for 40 years. It paves the way for the Whale FPU to move ahead and take advantage of synergies from the ongoing Shell Vito FPU, currently under construction at Sembcorp Marine’s Tuas Boulevard Yard. The discovery well was drilled to a depth of 32,000ft by the Noble Amos Runner deepwater drilling rig and encountered 250ft of net oil pay. The programme included the drilling of six wells and provided high-quality subsurface well data. Vito is another pivotal moment but not about going deeper but making it affordable and repeatable. COSCO SHIPPING Specialized has been awarded a transportation contract by Shell for the Vito floating production unit (FPU). Now some of them are back in demand. The Whale FPU comprises a topside module and a four-column semi-submersible floating hull, with a combined weight of 25,000 tonnes. For now we have a project that is robust, that we can execute and we can get on production by 2021. The decision to build the four-column semi-submersible platform and the subsea system to develop eight wells comes just before Shell launches the Appomattox … The field’s main reservoir is a thick and highly pressured subsalt formation of lower Miocene sand turbidite named VM80 sand. Vito is a deepwater oilfield located approximately 241.4km south-east of New Orleans in the Mississippi Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico, US. Front view of Kurt Shallenberger facing camera talking about Vito. Side view of Edwin Verdonk talking about Vito. What is Shell's Net Carbon Footprint ambition? The Whale FPU comprises a topside module and a four-column semi-submersible … ... Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine Ltd is constructing and integrating the hull, topsides and living quarters of the Vito semi-submersible … Most of the deep-water pioneers have retired. Text displays next to diagram: VITO IS MORE THAN 4000 FT BELOW SURFACE. 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