This document describes briefly some aspects on the possibility of using FPSOs for the production of oil in fields that have been developed at deep or ultra-deep water as well as marginal fields or fields where the environmental hazard is high. Both the FPSO components and DP capabilities are briefly described, some issues regarding classification and existing regulations are indicated. The document is presented more in a conceptual manner, although there are several units with this combination working around the world, the concept has not been fully developed, and there is plenty of research and study to be done, and the alternative should be explored as a very feasible possibility.

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