FMC Technologies to Provide Subsea Equipment for Petrobras GoM Project

FMC Technologies has received an order from Petrobras to supply subsea production equipment for their Cottonwood project in the Gulf of Mexico.

The order includes two 15,000 PSI horizontal subsea trees, production controls, project management and engineering. The Cottonwood field is located in the Garden Banks Block 244 area of the Gulf of Mexico, in a water depth of 2,200 feet (670 meters). Petrobras America Inc. has an 80% interest in this discovery and is the block operator, with Mariner Energy, Inc. as the partner with 20% participation in the project.

"We are pleased to be chosen by Petrobras to provide subsea equipment for their first deepwater Gulf of Mexico project," said Peter D. Kinnear, Executive Vice President – FMC Technologies. "This reflects our extensive experience as a subsea solutions provider for Petrobras. We look forward to building on that relationship by serving their needs in the Gulf of Mexico."