MRC Global Awarded Supply Contract for Shell's Prelude FLNG Facility

HOUSTON, TX – March 10, 2016 – MRC Global Australia PTY Ltd., a subsidiary of MRC Global Inc., is pleased to announce it has signed a five year agreement with Shell Australia to provide MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) requirements for its Prelude floating liquefied natural gas project.

MRC Global will consolidate over 197 suppliers into one supply contract covering the procurement and inventory of all pipes, valves, fittings, control valves, gaskets, hoses, studs, nuts, gaskets and spare parts. This includes the provision of full technical support, quality assurance, expediting and distribution solutions.

“MRC Global has a long history of working with Shell, and our team in Australia is proud to extend this long term relationship into an exciting new stage of the Prelude FLNG project,” Lee Wilson, MRC Global Regional Managing Director - Asia Pacific, said. “We’re looking forward to working with the Shell team, and appreciate the opportunity to demonstrate the value that MRC Global can add to major asset operators with a consolidated supply chain for pipes, valves and fittings.“

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

MRC Global Shell Signing

(L-R): Cuan Duffy (MRC Global), Franklyn Jardine (MRC Global), Lee Wilson (MRC Global), Gerrit g.a.Vanzee (Shell), Tatiana Gaevaya (Shell), Matthew Maxwell (Shell), Mike Day (MRC Global), Stephanie D’Souza (Shell)