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TOTAL EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION Angola has signed a $520mn agreement for FMC Technologies Inc. to provide subsea production equipment for the CLOV project offshore Angola.

FMC will provide 36 subsea trees, wellheads, and controls, plus eight manifolds, two workover systems, and associated tooling and equipment. Deliveries are to begin in 1A 2012.


CLOV is the Cravo, Lirio, Orquidea, and Violeta discoveries in 1,370 m of water in block 17 offshore Angola. Sociedade Nacional de Combustiveis de Angola (Sonangol) is the concessionaire with other partners Statoil, Esso Exploration, BP, and Norsk Hydro Dezassete.

“FMC has a strong history and experience in supporting block 17 projects, including the Pazflor, Rosa, and Girassol fields,” said Tore Halvorsen, FMC’s senior vice president of Global Subsea Production Systems. “We are pleased to be selected by Total and look forward to supporting them and their partners with the CLOV development.”