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  • 13 February 2015

    BW Offshore, the owner of the FPSO that exploded this week in Brazil, has confirmed that the bodies of the five workers killed in the accident have been brought to shore. Four are Brazilian nationals and one is Indian. The Norwegian company has said that arrangements are being made for formal identification and release to family. Four Brazilian […]

  • 12 February 2015

    Following a report that three workers aboard the FPSO Cidade de Sao Mateus were killed in an explosion yesterday, BW Offshore has revealed that the death toll has risen. According to BW Offshore, which owns and operates the FPSO for Petrobras, offshore Brazil, five fatalities have been confirmed. BW Offshore CEO Karl C. Arnet said in the […]

  • 27 February 2015

    BW Offshore, a Norway-based provider of FPSO units, has reportedly found another victim of the explosion that struck its Cidade Sao Matheus FPSO offshore Brazil, on February 11. This rises the death toll to seven workers. Two Brazilian workers are still missing. The news of the discovery of the seventh body has been reported by Reuters. Offshore Energy Today […]

  • 28 August 2015

    BW Offshore is still working on assessing and rectifying the damage aboard the Cidade de Sao Mateus FPSO, which blew up in February, killing nine workers in the process. Months after the explosion, the damaged Floating Production Storage and Offloading unit has yet to be disconnected and moved to a yard for repairs. In an […]

  • 8 March 2015

      The most read article at Offshore Energy Today this past week was the one on BW Offshore recovering bodies of three Brazilian workers who went missing after an explosion on an FPSO in Brazil, on February 11, 2014. The final death toll from this incident stands at nine. The second most popular article of the […]

  • 18 February 2015

    Following an announcement made yesterday that a body of one of four sailors who went missing following last weeks’ Cidade de São Mateus FPSO explosion in Brazil has been recovered, BW Offshore issued a statement with more details.  BW Offshore has confirmed that one of the four Brazilians that went missing after the explosion of Cidade de […]

  • 15 February 2015

    The week before this one was filled with stories about the vessel Pieter Schelte and the controversy regarding its name. Namely, the unions in the UK did not want the vessel named after a Nazi Germany’s Waffen-SS officer to be working in the UK. What followed was an announcement that indeed the vessel will be renamed and that […]

  • 3 March 2015

    BW Offshore has confirmed that bodies of the remaining three crew members who went missing in the FPSO explosion in Brazil in February, have been recovered. With this, the total number of fatalities from this incident stands at nine. Two crew members remain in hospital, receiving medical attention and their condition is reported to be […]

  • 22 February 2015

    As every week, we have compiled a list of the most read stories of the week on Offshore Energy Today. Spoiler alert: bad news dominates this week’s list.   An article on an oil rig catching fire in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico tops the list, followed by a piece on a North Sea worker […]

  • 17 February 2015

    A body of one of four sailors who went missing following last weeks’ Cidade de São Mateus FPSO explosion in Brazil has been recovered. Three persons still remain unaccounted for. According to a spokesperson of BW Offshore, the owner of the FPSO, the body was found yesterday. “Equipment is being mobilized to continue search for three remaining people,” […]

  • 12 February 2015

    Three workers were killed, ten injured, and six are missing, after an explosion on a Floating Production Storage Offloading unit, operated by Petrobras, offshore Brazil. The FPSO, which has been operating since June 2009 in the post-salt of the Camarupim and Camarupim Norte fields, some 120 km off the Espírito Santo state coast, is owned […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

     Three offshore workers have died in an explosion that occurred on board the Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) unit Cidade de São Mateus on Wednesday, February 11th, operator of the vessel BW Offshore said. “Based on information we have at present, three fatalities have been confirmed. Ten others sustained injuries,” BW Offwhore said in […]

  • 16 February 2015

    Four crew members who went missing following an explosion on the Cidade de Sao Mateus FPSO in Brazil on Wednesday last week, are yet to be found. BW Offshore, the Norway-based owner of the FPSO, this morning said that the search & rescue operation for the four missing Brazilians is still ongoing. To remind, the accident occurred on the Floating, […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Infrastructure

    Brazilian oil company Petrobras has exercised a one-year extension of the contract for the BW Offshore-owned FPSO Cidade de São Mateus. 

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders, Regulation & policy, Safety

    The charter agreement and services agreement for the BW Offshore-owned FPSO Cidade de São Mateus with Brazilian oil major Petrobras has ended.

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The death toll in the explosion on board Cidade de São Mateus FPSO, chartered by Brazilian oil major Petrobras and operated by BW Offshore, has risen from three to five people, BW Offshore confirmed. Four people are still missing. The explosion occurred on board the  Cidade de São Mateus on Wednesday, February 11th. There were 74 workers on […]

  • 27 November 2015

    BW Offshore’s Cidade de São Mateus FPSO, hit by an explosion offshore Brazil in February in which nine workers died, is still moored at the field, and the recovery project is still ongoing. This was revealed by the Norwegian FPSO owner this week in its quarterly update. According to BW Offshore’s third quarter update, the Cidade de São […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    BW Offshore has received notice for a one-year contract extension for FPSO Cidade de São Mateus from Petrobras.

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    ECA Group has been awarded a contract to supply a riser connection monitoring system to a private operator for oil & gas and nuclear activities in Angola. On an offshore FPSO (floating production storage and offloading unit), the flexible risers are connected to the vessel by means of a bend stiffener fixation system (BSF) which […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Infrastructure

    BW Offshore has stated that the charter agreement and services agreement for the FPSO Cidade de São Mateus with Brazilian oil major Petrobras has ended.

  • 12 June 2015

    Petrobras has completed the analysis of factors that contributed to accident that claimed nine lives on board FPSO Cidade de São Mateus located offshore Brazil.  The explosion occurred on February 11, 2015 on a BW Offshore-owned and Petrobras-operated Cidade de São Mateus FPSO located in the post-salt of the Camarupim and Camarupim Norte fields, some 120 km off […]

  • 8 February 2016

    BW Offshore has informed that the FPSO Cidade de São Mateus still has not been towed back to shore, almost a year after an explosion aboard the vessel resulted in deaths of nine offshore workers.    Even though the accident happened almost a year ago, on February 11, 2015, the vessel still has not been towed back […]