Vitol JV update: Galoc Field – interruption to production

Galoc Production Company (GPC) advises that there continues to be a delay in reconnection of the FPSO Rubicon Intrepid following the disconnection that was undertaken last week due to adverse weather in the Galoc Field. The delay is due to mis-orientation and deformation of the mooring and riser system that connects the FPSO to the seabed and subsea wells. An underwater survey was undertaken to establish the extent of the problem and an offshore construction vessel has been mobilised to the field to undertake remedial work. At this time the scope of the necessary remedial work is being established along with the likely duration.

The mooring and riser system is a key component of the overall FPSO system which is provided by Rubicon Offshore International under the provisions of an operated lease / service contract.

Further information on GPC and the Galoc Field can be obtained from:

* GPC’s website
* Via email, at
* Or by contacting Jax Mariano on +63 918 9109581

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