Bumi Armada Berhad, Malaysia-based international offshore energy facilities and services provider is pleased to announce that its floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit, Armada Olombendo, has achieved first oil production in Block 15-06 in Angola, for Eni Angola S.p.A.(“Eni Angola”), on 8 February 2017.
The contract for the FPSO was signed on the 19th August 2014 and the FPSO arrived in Angola on the 11 December 2016, after a 40-day voyage from Singapore.
About Bumi Armada
Bumi Armada Berhad is a Malaysia-based international offshore energy facilities and services provider with a presence in over 15 countries spread across 5 continents, underpinned by its access to over 1,500 people from over 30 nationalities.
Bumi Armada Berhad provides offshore services vis two business units – Floating Production and Operations (oil and gas solutions) and Offshore Marine Services (“OMS”) (encompassing the Offshore Support Vessels (“OSV”) and the Subsea Construction (“SC”) services). The two business units are in turn supported by three support units, namely FPSO Sales, Major Projects and Technology & Development.
Bumi Armada is the fifth largest FPSO player in the world and an established offshore marine operator across Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Eni is an integrated company that operates across the entire energy chain, employing some 78,000 people in 90 countries around the world. Scientific research and technological innovation are at the heart of its strategies for sustainable development.
Eni’s excellent portfolio of conventional oil assets with competitive costs and the strong resource base with options for anticipated monetization ensure a robust value generation at Eni’s upstream activity. The vertical integration provided by the large presence in the gas and lng markets, and the know-how in refining and chemical sectors enable the company to capture synergies and catch joint opportunities and projects in the marketplace.