FMC Technologies and the Rompetrol Group Complete Automated Diesel Blending System


Houston, TX, October 09, 2006 - FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) announced today the completion and installation of a new Automated Diesel In-Line Blending System for The Rompetrol Group's (TRG) flagship Petromidia Refinery in Constanta, Romania. An inauguration ceremony will be held at the refinery on October 10, 2006.

FMC Technologies scope of supply includes state-of-the-art blending technology that will enable more efficient production of diesel fuels to meet European Union standards while lowering production costs. This Automated Diesel In-Line Blending System, along with FMC Technologies' Automated Gasoline In-Line Blending System that began production in July of 2003, provides The Rompetrol Group with the most technologically advanced fuel blending systems in Romania. S.C. Rominserv S.A., a subsidiary of TRG, served as the industrial and general contractor on the project.

"FMC Technologies is proud of our relationship with The Rompetrol Group," said Robert L. Potter, Vice President - FMC Technologies. "This is our second major fuel blending project with Rompetrol. This installation firmly demonstrates a proven record of successful fast-track project implementation."

As Romania's most modern oil refinery, the 96,000 barrels-per-day Petromidia Refinery is located on the Black Sea Coast, several miles north of Constanta. Netherlands-based TRG is the second largest oil company operating in Romania.

FMC Technologies, Inc. (www.fmctechnologies.com) is a global leader providing mission-critical technology solutions for the energy, food processing and air transportation industries. FMC Technologies designs, manufactures and services technologically sophisticated systems and products for its customers through its Energy Systems (comprising Energy Production Systems and Energy Processing Systems), FoodTech and Airport Systems businesses. FMC Technologies employs approximately 10,000 people and operates 32 manufacturing facilities in 17 countries.

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Bruce Bullock
Public Relations
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Email: bruce.bullock@fmcti.com

Tommy Lyles
Media Relations
Phone: 281 591 4419
Email: tommy.lyles@fmcti.com

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