PJ Valves (PJV) has won contracts to supply valves packages for two Brazil-bound FPSOs, the Marlim 2 and Mero 2.
The Marlim 2 FPSO will be delivered to Petrobras by Malaysia’s Yinson, under the contract signed in March. The FPSO will have the capacity to process up to 70,000 barrels of oil and 4 million cubic meters of natural gas per day.
For this FPSO, PJV will deliver a range of butterfly, ball, globe, and check valves supplied in carbon stainless-steel, super duplex, and Nickel aluminum bronze material. The valves will vary in sizes, with the maximum being 20 inches in diameter and maximum pressure class being 2500, to support the topside processing requirements of the vessel.
The FPSO will be installed around 150 km off the Brazilian coast, in a water depth of around 930 meters. Once delivered in 2023, the FPSO will stay on a charter with