Client: Total E&P

Market: Oil & Gas

Scope: A complete and unprecedented revamping project: a multidisciplinary and comprehensive approach encompassing all Prezioso Linjebygg’s areas of expertise: blasting (especially U.H.P. water jetting), anticorrosion coatings, fire protection, thermal insulation, scaffolding, rope access work

Key figures:

  • Contract size: $310M
  • 3 million man-hours  over the five-year period
  • Average POB: 100 operators (i.e.: 200 mobilised people)

Major dates:

  • The project started with a hook-up, in 2006-2007, in Fos-sur-Mer (France) – The Rosa Project
  • Year of completion of the whole Girassol project: 2016


  • First complete revamping ever on an operating FPSO
  • Major safety constraints and measures: training of local workers, equipment adaptation – full compliance with ATEX Zone II directive…
  • Environmental protection: compliance with ISO 14001 (abrasive recovery and recycling, especially in the ballast tanks)
  • Major project coordination aspects to deal with (day and night work, managing a huge increase in human and material resources, etc.)
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