VN launches its first oil FSO5
VGP - Việt Nam officially introduces its first oil floating storage offloading unit (FSO5) to serve as the national on-sea oil extraction plant.
FSO5, 150,000 tons in weight, is the ever biggest mechanical project carried
out in Việt
The unit will extract oil at the Bạch Hổ and Dragon fields, 200 miles offshore.
Meanwhile, General Director Nguyễn Hùng Dũng of the Petroleum Technical and Service Joint-stock Company (PTSC), main investor of FSO5, said even though the construction of FSO5 faced a lot of difficulties but thanks to the close supervisory and direction of the government and its related agencies the project can be completed.
He stressed on the safety insurance when performing technical work of dragging FSO5 to its location, installing connection and running test drive.