HOUSTON, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has signed a contract with BP (NYSE: BP) for the manufacture and supply of additional subsea equipment for its ongoing deepwater projects offshore Angola.
FMC's scope of supply includes four subsea trees, control systems, wellheads, tubing hangers, well jumpers and subsea distribution systems. The equipment will be manufactured at FMC's Kongsberg, Norway and Dunfermline, Scotland facilities and will be delivered in 2013. Final assembly and testing activities will be performed at FMC's operation in Angola.
"We have worked closely with BP and supported their Block 18 deepwater projects for several years," said John Gremp, Chairman, President and CEO of FMC Technologies. "We are pleased they continue to see the benefits of our innovative technologies and our extensive experience in subsea activities offshore West Africa."
FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) is a leading global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry. Named by FORTUNE® Magazine as the World's Most Admired Oil and Gas Equipment, Service Company in 2010, the Company has approximately 13,500 employees and operates 27 production facilities in 16 countries. FMC Technologies designs, manufactures and services technologically sophisticated systems and products such as subsea production and processing systems, surface wellhead systems, high pressure fluid control equipment, measurement solutions, and marine loading systems for the oil and gas industry. For more information, visit www.fmctechnologies.com .This release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The words "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "plan," "intend," "foresee," "should," "would," "could" and similar expressions, including the negative thereof, are intended to identify forward-looking statements, which are generally not historical in nature. These forward-looking statements are based on the Company's current expectations and beliefs concerning future developments and their potential effect on the Company. While management believes that these forward-looking statements are reasonable as and when made, there can be no assurance that any projected results or events will be achieved.