Technip wins well-containment equipment contract

US oil and gas company Exxon Mobil, on behalf of the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC), a provider of underwater equipment, has announced the award of a contract to Technip, a provider of engineering, technologies and project management for the oil and gas industry, for the front-end engineering and design of underwater well-containment equipment.

This equipment, when complete, will be used by the MWCC to provide emergency response services in the US Gulf of Mexico.

The scope of the work includes systems engineering and the design of specific subsea components, including the containment assembly, manifold, control umbilicals, accumulator, dispersant injection, risers and flowlines.