MRC Global Awarded Downstream MRO Contracts By BP For North America And Europe

Nov 21, 2013, 16:05 ET from MRC Global Inc.

HOUSTON, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MRC Global Inc. (NYSE: MRC) announced today that BP Products North America, Inc. has awarded MRC Global a contract for maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) goods and services and the supply of carbon and stainless steel pipe, valves and fittings (PVF) and related materials to BP Refining and Marketing North America. This contract ends in 2018. 

Additionally, MRC Global has been awarded downstream contracts by BP Chemicals Limited in the United Kingdom, BP Europa SE –BP Nederland and BP Raffinadererij Rotterdam B.V. in the Netherlands and BP Chembel NV in Belgium.  MRC Global will provide BP through these contracts MRO goods and services for the supply of valves in carbon, alloy and stainless steels.

"These contracts build on our long-standing relationship with BP on North American downstream MRO and capital projects," says MRC Global Chairman, President and CEO Andrew Lane. "We look forward to continuing to service BP's North American day-to-day PVF and European valve needs with the outstanding service levels they have come to expect from MRC Global while creating the most efficient and effective PVF supply chain possible."

MRC Global currently services BP Refining and Chemical facilities in North America and has been a major PVF supplier for the BP Whiting Modernization Project in Whiting, Indiana.  Internationally, MRC Global has been a supplier to BP, providing their valve needs for over 30 years. MRC Global's sales to BP for the past four quarters were approximately $85 million, of which approximately $42 million was for downstream applications.

About MRC Global Inc. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, MRC Global, a Fortune 500 company, is the largest global distributor of pipe, valves, and fittings (PVF) and related products and services to the energy industry, based on sales, and supplies these products and services across each of the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors. More information about MRC Global can be found at


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