WOOD GROUP (JOHN) PLC: Wood Group PSN achieves UK contract extension
March 27, 2013
Wood Group PSN achieves significant UK contract extension
Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has achieved a significant three year, North Sea
contract extension from CNR International U.K. Ltd (CNRI).
The contract is to provide project management, engineering, construction and
general commissioning services on CNRI's Murchison, Tiffany, Ninian North,
Central and South platforms in the North Sea. WGPSN has held this contract
since 2005 and the extension is effective immediately.
David Stewart, UK managing director of WGPSN said:
"This is a major contract extension and enables us to secure employment for 200
offshore personnel and 250 onshore employees, working from our offices in
Aberdeen, Runcorn and Hull. We look forward to continuing our long term working
relationship with CNRI."
In the UK, WGPSN now employs more than 8,000 people working onshore and
offshore. The company has UK offices in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Runcorn and Hull.
Notes to Editors:
Wood Group is an international energy services company with around $7bn sales,
employing about 43,000 people worldwide and operating in 50 countries. The
Group has three businesses - Wood Group Engineering, Wood Group PSN and Wood
Group GTS - providing a range of engineering, production support, maintenance
management and industrial gas turbine overhaul and repair services to the oil &
gas, and power generation industries worldwide. www.woodgroup.com
Wood Group PSN is a global provider of pre-operations, hook up & commissioning,
operations & maintenance, engineering, construction, project management,
training and decommissioning services to the energy industry. Employing over
29,000 people in more than 35 countries, Wood Group PSN offers high integrity,
brownfield services that support customers to optimise performance, maintain
production, reduce operating costs and provide integrity assurance.
Canadian Natural is an independent oil and natural gas production company,
based in Calgary, Alberta, with operations in its core areas located in Western
Canada, the UKCS and Offshore Africa. The company's international operations
are managed by CNR International from its Aberdeen office, where the company
employs around 400 staff and contract employees. The company operates six
installations in the North Sea, employing or contracting a significant offshore
workforce. In Africa, the company operates four further offshore producing
fields, three in the Ivory Coast and one in Gabon.
For further information contact:
Kerry Sedge, communications manager, Wood Group PSN
Tel: +61 4 175 78000, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Carolyn Smith, Director, Corporate Communications - Eastern Hemisphere, Wood
Tel: +44 (0) 1224 851099, email: email@example.com
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