Following the 2011 contract award from ExxonMobile, on behalf of the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC), Burner Fire Control’s agreement has been extended to design and supply additional Fire Safety Control equipment and services to all MWCC members in the event of a well incident in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
The the scope of the contract includes Burner’s Water Curtain ® Rig and Boom Cooling Systems, methonol cooling, and zoned supporting fire protection equipment. The Water Curtain ® will allow rig operations to flare oil & gas captured and minimize radiant heat risks to personnel, facilities, and equipment. During non-emergency operations, The Water Curtain ® Rig and Boom Cooling Systems are deployed to drilling rigs during well testing operations to maximize testing, regardless of external factors, such as changes in wind speed or direction and increases in oil / gas flow rates. Burner’s Rig Cooling systems are designed for quick deployment and multi-facilities protection.
"We are honored to be selected and participate in the MWCC initiatives," says Butch Ridgedell, Manager of Burner Fire Control’s Water Curtain ® Division, "This is a testament to the experience and performance of our company throughout the years, delivering results to our customers globally"
About Burner Fire Control: Burner Fire Control is a manufacturer and market leader of specialized active fire protection services & equipment to deliver an integrated suite of solutions for offshore and land projects. Headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana, Burner comprised of a staff of managers, supervisors, and labor support personnel who are highly trained, experienced, and certified in their respected areas. The company has cross-functional divisions ranging from construction, fabrication, fire equipment manufacturing, fire equipment distribution, offshore services, research & development.
About Marine Well Containment Company: Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) is a not-for-profit, stand-alone organisation committed to improving capabilities for containing a deepwater well control incident in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Members include ExxonMobil, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Shell, BP, Apache, Anadarko, BHP Billiton, Statoil and Hess. Burner Fire Control, Inc. has provided Water Curtain ® Rig Cooling Services in the Gulf of Mexico and internationally for over 30 years for the majority of these members.