December 6, 2011 – Houston, Texas – Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE:OII) announced that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries, Oceaneering AS, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mechanica AS. The transaction is subject to approval by the Norwegian Competition Authority.
Mechanica, headquartered in Stavanger, Norway, is a design and
fabrication company specializing in remotely operated subsea tools
for the offshore oil and gas industry. For 2010, Mechanica's
revenue was approximately $12 million.
Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and
products, primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a
focus on deepwater applications. Through the use of its applied
technology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the defense and
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Investor Relations, Oceaneering International, Inc., 11911 FM 529,
Houston, Texas 77041; Telephone 713-329-4670; E-Mail
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