|2019-08-28 来源： 中国石化新闻网|
尽管2017年的Technip-FMC Technologies合并很成功，但首席执行长Doug Pferdehirt表示，分拆将提高灵活性，并使新公司能够打开新的机遇。
在新LNG项目的支持下，德尼西布FMC在第二季度收到了创纪录数量的订单。该公司最近从俄罗斯诺瓦泰克公司获得了76亿美元的合同，用于在西西伯利亚的北极 LNG-2 项目。
詹晓晶 摘自 路透社
Oil services firm TechnipFMC to split into two publicly traded companies
Franco-American oil services firm TechnipFMC Plc (FTI.N) said on Monday it would spin off its engineering and construction operations into a separate company, leaving it as a technology-focused equipment supplier to oil and gas companies.
TechnipFMC, which had a market capitalization of $10.31 billion, said the new Paris-based company will deal with onshore and offshore oil and gas projects. The split is expected to be final in the first half of 2020.
The spin-off comes nearly three years after Technip merged with rival FMC Technologies, creating a leading London-based offshore services company with combined revenue of $20 billion. That deal closed near the nadir of an oil-price crash, when U.S. crude futures fell to about $26 a barrel and prompted cutbacks in spending on new offshore oil and gas development projects.
Although the 2017 Technip-FMC Technologies merger was successful, Chief Executive Doug Pferdehirt said the spin-off would improve flexibility and allow the new companies to unlock new opportunities.
Pferdehirt will remain CEO for the upstream-focused company, which will focus on capital intensive subsea technologies and services. The Houston-based company will have a workforce of about 22,000 people.
Catherine MacGregor, who joined TechnipFMC’s New Ventures group last month after more than two decades at Schlumberger NV (SLB.N), will head up the engineering and construction services company. It will pursue new opportunities in liquefied natural gas (LNG) and broaden its market focus to include biofuels and alternative energy projects.
That company will have about 15,000 employees.
TechnipFMC received a record volume of orders in the second quarter, supported by new liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects. The company recently won a $7.6 billion contract from Russia’s Novatek for the Arctic LNG-2 project in western Siberia.
MacGregor told investors that additional LNG projects were likely meet global demand for the fuel through 2035 and 2040.