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Bluewater Forms Joint Venture with ExxonMobil in Norway to Purchase the FPSO Jotun A

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HOOFDDORP, Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 30, 2005

Bluewater (Dyphavet) BV, a member of the Bluewater Group of Companies, and the Norwegian company Standard Marine Nordsjo AS, an affiliate of Exxon Mobil Corporation, have formed a partnership (PR Jotun DA), for the purchase of the FPSO Jotun A from its current owners being the participants in the Jotun field development: ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Norway AS, Enterprise Oil Norge AS (being an affiliate of A/S Norske Shell), Lundin Norway AS and Petoro AS.

The FPSO, operated by ExxonMobil, has been producing on the Jotunfield located in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea since 1999.

Terms of the agreement call for its current owners to lease backthe FPSO from the newly formed partnership by means of a BareboatCharter having a minimum term of five years with the possibility toextend the contract up to 15 years. Bluewater will hold 55% ownershipin the FPSO, with Standard Marine Nordsjo AS (SMNAS) holding theremaining 45%. The transaction includes an option for possibletransfer of ownership between SMNAS and Bluewater at termination ofthe lease contract.

The Bareboat Charter is expected to continue for the remaininglife of the Jotun field, and the field life will be dependent onproduct prices, costs and other activities in the area. ExxonMobilwill continue to operate the FPSO.

The FPSO Jotun A has a storage capacity of 584,400 bbl (AFRAMAXsize tanker) and was built by Kvaerner Masa (now Aker Finnyards). Atits peak the FPSO was processing around 145,000 bbls/d, ranking itamong the highest capacity FPSOs in the North Sea.

"This is an important step into the Norwegian market forBluewater," stated Hugo Heerema, President of Bluewater EnergyServices B.V. "This vessel was designed and built to a very highstandard to withstand the extremely harsh environment of the NorthSea. It complies with all the stringent Norwegian regulatory andstatutory requirements. Therefore, it is an asset that fits well withBluewater's strategy of investing in the highest quality FPSOs. Aswell, Norway has long been recognised as an important oil and gasregion, and we are very pleased to enter into this partnership withExxonMobil in Norway.

Bluewater Energy Services B.V. is a member of the Bluewater Groupof Companies that has built a technological lead specialising in leaseand operation of tanker-based Production and Storage systems, and hasbecome a leading provider of Single Point Mooring systems. Bluewateroperates worldwide with offices in The Netherlands, United Kingdom,United States, Nigeria, Angola, South Africa, Singapore and China.

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CONTACT: Bluewater Energy Services B.V., Hoofddorp
Jeanne Righter
Telephone: +31-23-568-2828
FAX: +31-23-554-2160
E-mail: jeanne.righter@bluewater.com
Website: www.bluewater.com
Source: Business Wire Press Release

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