OSX Brasil places order with Modec for 100,000 barrels/day floating crude oil production facility to be used in Brazil's Campos Basin

TOKYO , July 22, 2011 (press release) – MODEC, Inc. (MODEC) announced today that OSX 3 Leasing B.V. has signed an EPCI contract for the supply of the OSX-3 FPSO, a Floating, Production, Storage, and Offloading (FPSO) unit to be utilized within block BM-C-39 of the Campos Basin, offshore Brazil, on the Waikiki Pero Inga fields. OSX 3 Leasing B.V. is a subsidiary of OSX Brasil S.A., an EBX Group Company. The Letter of Intent was issued to MODEC on June 1, 2011.

MODEC will be responsible for the engineering, procurement, construction, mobilization, installation, and commissioning of the FPSO, including topsides processing equipment, hull and marine systems, and the external turret mooring (designed and constructed by its subsidiary, SOFEC). The complete unit will be delivered to OSX in Brazilian waters in the third quarter of 2013, with a First Oil target of late September 2013.

The FPSO will be moored in approximately 110 meters water depth, have a storage capacity of 1.3 million barrels, be capable of processing 100,000 BOPD of heavy oil from the Campos Basin reservoir, generate approximately 60 MW of power, and provide for 150,000 BWPD of seawater treatment and injection.

This is MODEC's first FPSO for OSX 3 Leasing B.V. and is the eighth FSO/FPSO MODEC will provide in Brazil. MODEC is currently operating the FPSO Fluminense, the FPSO Cidade do Rio de Janeiro MV14, the FSO Cidade de Macae MV15, the FPSO Cidade de Niteroi MV18, the FPSO Cidade de Santos MV20, and the FPSO Cidade de Angra dos Reis MV22. MODEC is constructing the FPSO Cidade de Sao Paulo MV23, which is scheduled for delivery to the giant pre-salt region of the Santos Basin in the fourth quarter of 2012.

"MODEC is very proud to be supplying our first unit to OSX 3 Leasing B.V. for use on OGX's Campos Basin fields. We are excited about the opportunity to work with this new Brazilian company," said Toshiro Miyazaki, President & CEO of MODEC, Inc.

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