The P-63, the first FPSO to utilize gas engines to produce more than 100 MWe of power, is one of the new units coming on stream in 2013 helping to increase oil production for Petrobras.

Wärtsilä signed a contract in 2010 with the Brazilian industrial group QUIP (Queiroz Galvão, UTC, Iesa and Camargo Correa) to supply three main power modules.

Wärtsilä’s P-63 FPSO contract with the Brazilian industrial group QUIP included commissioning, start-up and operational supervision.

The complete package includes of 3 power modules designed and produced with Wärtsilä as the EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) contractor. Each module has two 18-cylinder Wärtsilä 50DF engines with alternators and all required auxiliary equipment.

P-63 FPSO, floating storage and regasification unit, 2013

  • P-63 FPSO