Our Operations

SBM Operations is responsible for safely and reliably operating and maintaining floating production and storage facilities around the world. In addition, decommissioning of units is part of our full lifecycle experience.

Our fleet spans the globe from the Caribbean, Brazil, West Africa and Southeast Asia and consists of 15 units in the fleet across the globe:

  • 14 FPSOs
  • 1 Semi-submersible unit




SBM Offshore is committed to delivering consistent and efficient production and performance, while adhering to its sustainable environmental objectives. The expertise and experience of around 2,650 offshore crew and onshore staff ensures value creation through safe and efficient operations of the Company’s offshore fleet.

The company has made significant progress in reducing gas flaring. In 2020, SBM Offshore recorded a 36% reduction in the absolute mass of gas flared under company account. This has been achieved through targeted
and measured campaigns between onshore teams and offshore units and the accelerated use of digital and technological solutions.


With almost 350 years of cumulative operating experience, SBM Offshore continually improves and optimizes its product solutions using feedback from our day-to-day operations, which is integrated into the design and operations of new FPSOs and mooring systems.


SBM Offshore is the market leading operator in terms of total oil and gas production per day and the number of cumulative years of operating experience.

In 2020, strong results were achieved in terms of occupational and process safety, while maintaining a production uptime of 99%, a performance which matches SBM historical Fleet uptime.