Total orders more subsea equipment for Girassol

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Jan. 19
-- Total Exploration & Production Angola ordered from FMC Technologies Inc. $80 million worth of subsea equipment for its Option 3 -Girassol Infills project on Block 17 off Angola. FMC will manufacture and supply three subsea production trees, six wellheads, and assorted flow base and jumper equipment.

FMC said deliveries should commence in fourth-quarter 2011.

Total E&P Angola operates Block 17 and has a 40% interest. Partners include Statoil 23.33%, Esso Exploration Angola (Block 17) Ltd. 20%, and BP Exploration (Angola) Ltd. 16.67%.

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