FMC awarded $100 million contract

FMC Energy Systems has been awarded a $100 million contract for subsea systems to be installed offshore from Equatorial Guinea, by a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation.

FMC Technologies, Inc. has announced that its FMC Energy Systems business has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $100 million for subsea systems to be installed offshore from Equatorial Guinea, by a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation.

The subsea systems are for Mobil Equatorial Guinea, Inc.’s Zafiro Southern Expansion Area project, in water depths ranging from 1,411 to 2,625 feet (430 to 800 metres), offshore from Equatorial Guinea.

The contract calls for the supply of 19 subsea trees, five HOST(R) (hinge-over subsea template) and production manifold systems, a water injection manifold, topside and subsea control systems and related equipment and services.

Equipment deliveries and installation activities commenced in March 2002. Subsea systems for future delivery are expected to be produced at FMC Energy Systems’ facilities in Houston, Texas, and Kongsberg, Norway.