Yinson's FPSO Helang achieves first gas


  • Energy
  • Wednesday, 18 Dec 2019

FPSO Helang completed performance testing and the charter rates started on Dec 6.

KUALA LUMPUR: Yinson Holdings Bhd's latest floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, FPSO Helang completed performance testing and the charter rates started on Dec 6.

It said on Wednesday the Yinson team achieved timely delivery of first oil production 19 months after signing the contract for delivery of the FPSO facility with client JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration (Malaysia) Ltd.

Yinson group chairman Lim Han Weng said the achievement was made possible through the great teamwork between the Yinson team, client and subcontractors.

Lim said this was a special project for us as it marks the very first project in Malaysia for Yinson.

“We are looking forward to contributing to Malaysia’s energy mix, ” he said, as he thanked JX Nippon and Petronas for the opportunity to undertake this project.

Yinson Energy CEO Datuk Mohamed Sabri Zain said the team achieved Zero Lost Time Injuries throughout the 6.025 million man hours clocked during the conversion and commissioning of FPSO Helang.

FPSO Helang is operating in Block SK10, offshore Miri and it is the group’s first entry into the Malaysian offshore oil and gas market.


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