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Gimboa Field

Block

4/05

Location

85km off the Angola coast

Water Depth

700m (2,296ft)

Recoverable Reserves

50 million barrels of oil equivalent

Wells

Three x production wells, four x water injection subsea wells

Production System

FPSO

Operator

Sonangol

Partners

Norsk Hydo, ACR (AngolaConsulting Resources) and SOMOIL (Sociedade Petrolefira Angolana)

Original Name

T/T Magdelaine

Converted Name

FPSO Gimboa

Oil Storage

1.8 million barrels

Production Capacity

60,000bpd

Fabricator

IHI in Kure, Japan

Conversion

Dubai Dry Docks

Overall Length

337m

Breadth

54.5m

Moulded Depth

27m

Loaded Draught

21m

Deadweight

273,777t

Steam Turbines Boilers

87,000kg/h

Transit Speed

10kt

Power Generators

2 x 14MW

Berths

100

Operating Crew

50

Mooring

12-leg spread system comprising polyester / chain anchor and suction piles

Oil Production

60,000bpd oil and 60,000bpd water

Gas

36.8 million standard cubic feet

Flare

1.49 million cubic metres a day

Gas Compression

20 million standard cubic feet a day

Storage

1,800,000 barrels of crude

Slop Tanks

108,000 barrels
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