Shell orders FMC subsea equipment for Stones in ultra-deepwater GoM
Shell has contracted FMC Technologies Inc. (NYSE: FTI) to supply subsea equipment for the Stones ultra-deepwater project in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Stones field is in the Walker Ridge area, about 200 mi (322 km) off the Louisiana coast in about 9,600 ft (2,926 m) of water. FMC Technologies’ scope of supply includes eight subsea trees, a subsea manifold, topside and subsea controls, and associated equipment.
“Deepwater operations in the Gulf of Mexico require advanced capabilities and innovative solutions,” said Tore Halvorsen, FMC Technologies’ senior vice president, Subsea Technologies. “FMC Technologies is pleased to be able to work with Shell to deliver the technologies that they need to develop these fields.”