FMC Technologies to Supply Subsea Systems for Shell's Prelude Project

abarrelfullabarrelfull wrote on 28 Jun 2011 05:28
Tags: australia fmc lng shell


FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Shell Development (Australia) Pty. Ltd. to supply subsea production and associated topside systems for the Prelude field development. The companies also announced an aftermarket agreement that will result in FMC Technologies Australia Ltd. performing installation and commissioning services for the project. Orders associated with this award will be received throughout the remainder of 2011.

The Prelude field is located in the Browse Basin, northeast of Broome Western Australia, in water depths of approximately 820 feet (250 meters). It will become Shell's first field development to utilize a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility. FMC's scope of supply includes seven large bore subsea production trees, production manifolds, riser bases, subsea control systems and other related equipment. All subsea equipment will be delivered from FMC's Asia-Pacific operations.

"Prelude is a landmark project, being the first floating LNG development, and we are proud to support Shell with this project," said Tore Halvorsen, FMC's Senior Vice President of Global Subsea Production Systems.

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 12,000 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.


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