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Emerson to provide measurement engineering services to Maersk Oil

Emerson  to provide measurement engineering services to Maersk Oil
AUSTIN, TEXAS (October 28, 2010) -- Emerson’s METCO Services has been awarded a contract by Maersk Oil North Sea UK Limited to provide measurement engineering support for its UK North Sea offshore operations for the next three years. Emerson will provide Total Metering Management (TMM) services on Maersk Oil’s Gryphon and GP III FPSO (floating production, storage and offloading) units and Janice FPU (Floating Production Unit).

As part of the $3 million service agreement, Emerson field technicians will be stationed full-time on the offshore installations. An additional metering engineer will work with the Maersk Oil engineering team at its Aberdeen facility to assist in the verification of daily production figures. Emerson will also help Maersk Oil ensure that systems, procedures, operations and maintenance comply with regulatory authority requirements.

Emerson has also been awarded a two-year contract by Maersk FPSOs to provide TMM services for the oil and gas metering systems on the Maersk Peregrino in the southwest part of the Campos Basin region, Brazil.

Donald Angus, business development director for Emerson's METCO Services, said, “We are delighted that Maersk Oil and Maersk FPSOs have recognized the benefits of our local experience and knowledge combined with our outstanding track record of delivery. We look forward to helping them improve the accuracy and reliability of their measurements.”

METCO is Emerson's specialist measurement services organization, providing audit and consultancy services, field technicians, and office-based engineers to help oil and gas companies manage their fiscal, allocation, and environmental measurement infrastructure. METCO is registered with First Point Assessment under registration number 10040967 and with Achilles under registration number 76564.

About Total Metering Management
Total Metering Management (TMM) includes the management, operation, and maintenance of all metering systems. TMM involves responsibility for flow computers and all metering instrumentation, including routine maintenance and recertification, conducting data validation, reporting any mis-measurements, maintaining calibration history, managing spares and equipment, checking daily production figures and carrying out hydrocarbon sampling. Onshore support is provided to help optimize systems and procedures and to schedule maintenance programs, calibration regimes and recertification.

About Emerson Process Management
Emerson Process Management is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in the chemical, oil and gas, refining, power, water and wastewater treatment, metals and mining, pulp and paper, food and beverage, life sciences and other industries. Emerson brands include PlantWeb, Daniel, Fisher, Micro Motion, Rosemount, DeltaV, Ovation, and AMS Suite.

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