MWCC contracts process modules from Weatherford

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – The Marine Well Containment Co. has awarded a contract to Weatherford International Ltd. to design and construct the topsides process modules for two dynamically positioned tankers to operate in the Gulf of Mexico. Completion is scheduled for 2012.

Weatherford also has a letter of intent for long-term storage and maintenance of the equipment, including assistance to deploy and operate the modules.

The modules will provide the two vessels with the capability to handle up to 100,000 b/d of liquid, along with any associated gas. These process modules will expand the capabilities of the Marine Well Containment interim system.


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