Glen Lyon FPSO begins sea trials for Quad204 development work in UK North Sea 10 December 2015 (Last Updated December 10th, 2015 18:30) BP announced that the new Glen Lyon floating production storage and offload (FPSO) vessel has started sea trials in preparation for work on the Quad204 development in the west of Shetland UK North Sea. “We are dedicated to making offshore living more comfortable and efficient, and we are delighted at the success of this project which builds on our reputation for innovation, excellence and integrity”. Glen Lyon is a purpose-built FPSO expected to produce 130,000 barrels of oil a day at peak production. Glen Lyon is the world’s largest harsh water FPSO and formed part of BP’s multi-billion-pound Quad 204 project. Currently working offshore on the Glen Lyon Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel in a safety critical role. Teekay Offshore has been awarded new three-year shuttle tanker contracts of affreightment (CoA) with BP, Shell and OMV Group for the Glen Lyon FPSO. BP owns 36.3%, while Shell has a 54.03% and OMV 9.67%. The Glen Lyon is BP’s flagship asset, and I am proud to be a fundamental part of the asset leadership team on the largest and most complex floating production facility worldwide. The Glen Lyon FPSO is expected to arrive at its new home in waters offshore Shetland on Sunday. The Quad 204 turret is one of the largest in the world with a mooring force of 2,250 tonnes in the 100-year return environmental conditions. This glen was also known as "An Crom Ghleann", (the bent glen). The Glen Lyon floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel was constructed at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea, over four years and some 21 million hours. To cover the length of the vessel, it's a leisurely four-minute walk from end to end. BP's Glen Lyon FPSO Amec Foster Wheeler has won three contracts, totalling more than £30million, for BP’s Glen Lyon Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel. 2 Helpful votes. ", 15 Type of project: Greenfield, accommodation design. BP's Glen Lyon floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) is nearly finished and due to sail away to the North Sea next month, BP has said in posts on social media.. BP's Glen Lyon floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) is nearly finished and due to sail away to the North Sea next month, BP has said in posts on social media. The new vessel has a storage capacity of up to 800,000 barrels, while it can process and export up to 130,000 barrels of oil each day. GBp GLE old engineer made a contribution to jetty equipment for 15years. Tugs were used to tow it, first, the 15,300 nautical miles to Haugesund, Norway (with four bunker stops for refuelling in Singapore; Port Louis, Mauritius; Walvis Bay, Nambia; and Las Palmas, Canary Islands), and then, the 286 nautical miles to the North Sea. As a long term specialist contractor for BP we were asked to become actively engaged in the Glen Lyon project from an early stage. Glen Lyon is the name of the FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading), which will produce oil in the Schiehallion field. Our solution One of the most successful innovations on the project has been the introduction of offshore tablets, helmet cameras, and smart headsets, as part of a trial of new digital smart workpacks , as a replacement for traditional hardcopy workpacks. It will be able to process and export up to 130,000 barrels of oil a day and store up to 800,000 barrels. It is infamous for having been the home of John Cambell of Glen Lyon - responsible for the Glen Coe massacre. History. Share. It’s quite a journey, considering the FPSO does not have its own means of propulsion. Glen Lyon was described by Sir Walter Scott as the ""...longest, loneliest and loveliest glen in Scotland..."" while Wordsworth, Tennyson, Gladstone and Baden Powell have also sang its praises in the past. It was manufactured in the Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Offshore Yard in South Korea The field is named for a Scottish Peak and is located in the North Sea (UK) 170 km northwest of the Shetland Islands. *Market data delayed by 20 minutes. ABERDEEN, UK – BP, in partnership with Shell and Siccar Point Energy, has delivered first oil from the redeveloped Schiehallion Area fields west of Shetland, following completion of the multi-billion-pound Quad 204 project. 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