Saipem Floaters business unit delivers a comprehensive range of floating facilities to our clients in the oil and gas industry through a business model that is structured specifically for the delivery of projects on an Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation & Commissioning (EPCIC) basis.

We leverage two powerful assets in particular – our engineering resources and the construction capabilities provided by Saipem Yards - both of which are the result of many years of experience in the oil & gas industry.

Saipem Floaters business unit is geared to deliver a wide range of floating facilities worldwide, including Floating Production Storage Units (FPSO), Floating LNG units (FLNG), Floating Production Units (FPU), and Drilling facilities such as semi-submersibles, Tension Leg Platforms (TLPs) and Dry Tree units.

Beside these activities the business unit offers a full set of services for Floating Facilities such as engineering services (conceptual design and FEED), engineering & procurement for large Floating facilities, topsides fabrication and integration, offshore hook-up and commissioning, and operation and maintenance of floating units.





    Saipem targets high-complexity projects that allow the company to leverage its strong engineering capabilities and its ability to provide optimized design services (e.g. design competitions as opposed to conventional bids), such as FLNG projects, large FPSO conversions and frontier projects in the Arctic and in harsh environments.

    Furthermore, given its strong local presence in countries such as in Indonesia, Angola, Nigeria, Congo and Brazil, Saipem is also targeting projects featuring high local content requirements.

    Research & Technology Development

    The focus of the business unit is primarily on high-end technological solutions, such as FLNG and floaters for harsh conditions.


    Saipem aims to become a key international player on high-tech projects such as FLNGs, or large-size and complex projects on which Local Content can become a competitive driver.

    Saipem can leverage: its expertise in onshore and offshore project management and engineering; strategic alliances with specialist partners for offshore plants; proven experience in large new-build FPSO key offshore and onshore projects; a multi-local organisation and the financial strength to manage and deliver large-scale projects.

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