FMC Tech to supply equipment for CLOV development project in Angola

FMC manufactures technologically sophisticated products for subsea research.

FMC Technologies has won a contract worth approximately $520m from Total Exploration & Production to supply subsea production equipment for the deepwater CLOV development project in Angola.

Under the contract, FMC will also manufacture 36 subsea trees, wellheads and controls, and it will supply eight manifolds, two workover systems and associated tooling and equipment.

The CLOV development project consists of the Cravo, Lirio, Orquidea and Violeta discoveries, located in approximately 4,500ft of water in Block 17 offshore Angola.

Sociedade Nacional de Combustiveis de Angola is the Block 17 concessionaire, and in addition to Total E&P Angola, other partners in the block include Statoil Angola, Esso Exploration Angola, BP Exploration (Angola) and Norsk Hydro Dezassete.

US based FMC Technologies designs, manufactures and serves 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.