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The world's first Floating, Drilling, Production, Storage and Offloading vessel (FDPSO), which is owned by Prosafe Production, has left Keppel Shipyard in Singapore on January 24, 2009. After a short stay at anchorage, it will head for the Republic of Congo where it will be deployed at Murphy West Africa Ltd's (a subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation) deepwater Azurite development in the Mer Profonde Sud Block.
Named the Azurite, this first of its kind FPSO with drilling capabilities incorporates a design that is cost efficient and effective for drilling and producing deepwater fields. The vessel is equipped with a modular drilling package that …