Presalt – 120 heavy duty offshore isolators ordered

Brazilian mega oil company Petrobras is building 8 replicons FPSO’ (Floating, production, storage and offloading) for the Pre-salt project in the Santos Basin. Petrobras has approved signature contracts, totaling US$4.5 billion, for the construction of the first six topside modules and integration packages. Vibratec has been honoured with order for 120 heavy duty AVM’s (Anti Vibration Mounts) to 40 compressor sets to the first 4 FPSO’s. The order comes from Dresser-Rand Brazil and is the single biggest order ever for Vibratec. The first deliver is due in December 2012.
The Replicant FPSO are part of the first phase of the development. The remaining contracts to complete the construction of the eight FPSO planned for this first phase, are expected to be awarded within the next eighteen months.