Providing Industry’s Most Comprehensive

Containment System

Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) is an independent company founded in 2010 to address the need for a deepwater well containment response capability in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, MWCC employs a mix of experienced engineers and crisis response specialists well-versed in the technical world of offshore operations and incident response. MWCC is a not-for-profit operation consisting of 10 member companies. Our members are some world’s largest offshore deepwater operators and make up roughly 70 percent of drilling activity in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

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Continuously Ready to Respond.

When activated for an incident response, MWCC deploys in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico, with equipment designed to reach depths of up to 10,000 feet to contain and seal off a compromised well. The MWCC team engages in a rigorous ongoing training regime to maintain response readiness. To ensure they can scale to the needs of any incident, the organization is supported by a well-trained network of skilled contractors and reservists.

With a goal of seamless and effective source control, MWCC is designed to integrate within the Incident Command System (ICS) structure of the Operator. MWCC is the product of unprecedented industry collaboration, which ensures collaborative readiness and a highly skilled response organization dedicated to efficient mobilization of a state-of-the-art containment system.

Dedicated Equipment

Marine Well Containment Company’s (MWCC) Containment System was created with safety and flexibility…

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Skilled Organization

MWCC’s staff and Reservist Response Team are at the top of the industry, bringing decades of subject…

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Preeminent Training

MWCC recognizes that hiring the brightest minds in our industry isn’t enough; it is our responsibility to provide…

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Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) is an independent company founded in 2010 to address the need for a deepwater well containment response capability in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

MWCC's industry-leading approach to deepwater well control incidents is built on three pillars: dedicated equipment, a highly skilled organization, and a preeminent responder training program.

MWCC has the most comprehensive portfolio of source control equipment to cover a broad range of well characteristics. The ownership of this system comes with great responsibilities to…