Erha production started in the first quarter of 2006. Erha currently produces ~140 kbd with ExxonMobil entitlement of ~44%.
The Erha Terminal is located within the Gulf of Guinea off the Nigerian coast at approximate center point position 5º 21' 36" N 4º 21' 00" E. This Terminal is about 85 nautical miles South East of Lagos Port. The Terminal consists of a spread-moored floating production and offloading [FPSO] unit that has a design storage capacity of 2.2 million barrels of crude oil.
Export tankers up to a maximum deadweight of 350,000mt are moored to a Catenary Anchor Leg Moored (CALM) buoy located 1 nautical mile off the starboard quarter [SE] of the FPSO. Crude oil is transferred to the export tanker via two 16” floating hose strings at an offloading rate of 40,000 BPH. Offloading operations are assisted by a large tug and a mooring hawser / hose assist boat.
The FPSO is also equipped to take the same export tanker in tandem moor from the facility's North end as an emergency offloading regime via a single 16" hose string.
The Terminal is operated on a 24-hour schedule seven days a week throughout the year, operational circumstances permitting. Ships are berthed only during daylight hours but ships can unberth any time of the day.
- Gravity 35.4
- Sulfur 0.17%
- Load port Erha FPSO
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