Shell completes offshore FPSO’s maintenance

Alade Abayomi ADeleke
Alade Abayomi ADeleke

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited has announced the completion of the Turn Around Maintainance of its offshore Floating Production Storage and Offloading Vessel, titled: ‘Bonga’.


The company’s Media Relations Manager, Abimbola Essien-Nellson made this announcement in a statement on Monday.


According to the Tide, the completion of the mandatory overhaul of the facility would increase oil production by about 225,000 barrels per day.


“Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) is pleased to announce that the 2022 Turn around Maintenance (TAM) of the Bonga floating production storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) has been completed.


“The 225,000 bpd capacity FPSO was shut down on October 18, 2022, to carry out statutory inspections, recertifications and other critical asset integrity restoration activities.


“The 2022 TAM which was originally planned for 30 days was completed in 22 days on November 9, 2022, thanks to excellent front-end planning and flawless execution.


“Commissioning and start-up activities are in progress and will culminate in ramp up of oil and gas production in the coming days,” the statement read.

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