The Sauna Is On Fire? This FPSO Is Really Troublesome

- Apr 18, 2018-

On April 13, local time, the Italian oil company ENI fired a floating production and offloading vessel (FPSO), the Goliat, operating in the Barents Sea in Norway, and forced ENI to suspend production of the Goliat.

 

According to ENI, at 6:30 a.m. on April 13, a fire broke out in the sauna of the FPSO "Goliat", but the fire was quickly controlled within 10 minutes. The accident did not result in casualties nor damage to production equipment far from the fire source.SR elbow

 

After the fire broke out, ENI had stopped production and the crew SR elbowon the "Goliat" had also been evacuated and transferred to the lifeboat in accordance with the usual procedures.

 

A spokesperson for ENI said that the “Goliat” was temporarily shut down in accordance with safety regulations, and ENI needed to conduct some investigations and ensure the restoration of production safety. It is not yet clear when the FPSO will be shut down.SR elbow

 

It is reported that "Goliat" is an FPSO ordered by the Italian oil company Eni at Hyundai Heavy Industries and was officially delivered in 2015 after extensive delays and cost overruns. It is understood that Hyundai Heavy Industries has severely overrun its construction project for the FPSO, resulting in multiple deaths of workers and heavy losses.

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