Calm Oceans Pte. Ltd. (‘COPL’) is a Singapore-based oil and gas company that designs, engineers, builds, owns and leases facilities to the offshore oil and gas industry. It is owned by Mr. Brian Chang, an established entrepreneur with more than 40 years’ oil and gas experience, who has developed more than 600 offshore projects. COPL own patents, or has patents pending, on two designs that are particularly applicable to MFDevCo projects, the Mono-Column Platform (MCP) and Relocatable Pivoting Storage and Offloading system (RPSO).
The MCP is a self-installing offshore platform comprising a Deck connected to a Mat (foundation) through a 4-chord square truss structure (Mono-Column). The MCP has a large deck area, can support a high deck load and is suitable for operation in water depths up to 500 feet. The first MCP, CO-101, has been partially constructed and is currently held in a shipyard in China. The RPSO is a self-installing gravity-based storage and offloading system with a contiguous and uniform double-hull construction designed to withstand site conditions and sized to cater to fieldspecific storage needs. The system can be operated unattended and the design has ABS ApprovalIn-Principle (AIP).