On an offshore oil platform, topsides is the upper part of the structure which include the processing facilities and often accomodation space. Topsides are designed and built for installation on steel jackets and concrete gravity base structures as well as on various types of floating units such as FPSO, Semi-submercibles etc. The topside can include one or more of the following moduels:

  • Oil and gas treatment
  • Oil and gas storage, offloading and export
  • Utility and process support systems
  • Drilling facilities
  • Living quarters