FMC Technologies Chosen to Supply Subsea Systems for Hydro's Vega and Vega South Fields



    HOUSTON, March 29 /CNW/ - FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:  FTI) announced
today that it has been chosen to supply the subsea systems for Norsk Hydro's
Vega and Vega South fields in the North Sea, offshore Norway. The contract has
a value of approximately $200 million in revenue to FMC Technologies.

    FMC Technologies' scope of supply includes six subsea trees, three
manifolds with protection structures, related control systems and a workover
system. The systems will be engineered and manufactured at the Company's
facilities in Kongsberg, Norway, and Dunfermline, Scotland. Deliveries are
scheduled for 2009.

    "This contract reflects our extensive experience in the North Sea, as
well as the strength of our alliance with Hydro," said John Gremp, Executive
Vice President, FMC Technologies. "Through our industry-leading technology and
collaborative business relationship, we are helping Hydro meet some of its
most difficult subsea challenges on this and other projects."

    The gas and condensate fields Vega and Vega South lie in 380 meters of
water in the blocks 35/8 and 35/11 about 80 kilometers west of Floro in Sogn
and Fjordane.

    FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:  FTI) is a leading global provider of
technology solutions for the energy industry and other industrial markets. The
Company designs, manufactures and services technologically sophisticated
systems and products such as subsea production and processing systems, surface
wellhead systems, high pressure fluid control equipment, measurement
solutions, and marine loading systems for the oil and gas industry. The
Company also produces food processing equipment for the food industry and
specialized equipment to service the aviation industry. Twice named as the
Most Admired Oil and Gas, Equipment Service Company by FORTUNE magazine, FMC
Technologies employs approximately 11,000 people and operates 33 manufacturing
facilities in 19 countries.

    This release contains forward-looking statements as defined in the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements
are information of a non-historical nature and are subject to risks and
uncertainties that are beyond the Company's ability to control. These risks
and uncertainties are described under the caption "Risk Factors" in the
Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006 and
may be modified in subsequent quarterly reports filed by the Company with the
Securities and Exchange Commission that may be accessed on the Company's
website. The Company cautions shareholders and prospective investors that
actual results may differ materially from those indicated by the
forward-looking statements.




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For further information: FMC Technologies, Inc., Houston Investors:
Maryann Seaman, 281-591-4080 or Media: Bruce Bullock, 281-591-4429

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