FMC Technologies to Supply Subsea Systems for Murphy's Azurite Project, Offshore, Republic of the Congo



    HOUSTON, August 1 /CNW/ - FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:  FTI) announced
today that it has been chosen to supply subsea systems for Murphy Oil
Corporation's (NYSE:  MUR) Azurite project, located offshore, Republic of the
Congo. The contract has a value of approximately $80 million in revenue to FMC
Technologies.

    FMC Technologies' scope of supply for the project includes 10 vertical
subsea trees, related slimbore wellheads, controls systems and one ten-slot
manifold. Deliveries will begin in mid-2008.

    "We are pleased to be providing this important subsea system for Murphy
Oil's Azurite project," said John Gremp, Executive Vice President, FMC
Technologies, "and we look forward to working with Murphy in this growing West
African market."

    The Azurite project is located in 4600 feet of water, in the Mer Profonde
Sud block, offshore Republic of the Congo.

    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.




For further information:

For further information: FMC Technologies, Inc., Houston Investors: Rob
Cherry, 281-591-4560 or Media: Ellen Bates, 281-445-6559

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