Description: In August 2008, FPSO Sevan Hummingbird became the first cylindrical FPSO to be installed in the North Sea. Actual measurements from the unit during, confirmed performance in accordance with model tests and theoretical analysis. In addition, the ability to take delivery of helicopters even during severe winter storms and no processing restrictions experienced in relation to weather conditions, have additionally demonstrated the suitability of the Sevan design for operations in harsh environments.
FPSO Sevan Hummingbird has continued to deliver stable operation and production throughout 2009, with a yearly average Unit Uptime of 97.4%. By the end 2009, a total of 20 cargoes and app 4.5 millions bbls of oil had been offloaded from the unit. 310 days without lost time incidents was noted at the end of the year.