Wood Group GTS awarded $1.6M GE Frame 6B gas turbine parts order in China

  Wood Group GTS awarded $1.6M GE Frame 6B gas turbine parts order in China

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, April 3, 2013

HOUSTON, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Wood Group GTS has secured a contract
for the supply of new hot gas path components from CNOOC and Shell
Petrochemicals Company Limited (CSPC) in China. The order is for new parts
that will be installed in a GE Frame 6B gas turbine located at CSPC's Dayawan
Petrochemical Industrial Park in Huizhou, Guangdong Province and includes
multiple stages of turbine buckets, nozzles and shroud sets.


This latest award builds on Wood Group GTS' existing relationship with CSPC
and follows previous contracts for hot gas path inspection and component
repair services at the same facility.

Mr. Bi Zhuguo, the mechanical engineer for CSPC said: "We are one of China's
largest petrochemical plants, so the performance and reliability of production
equipment is essential to meet our commitment to customers. We value our
relationship with Wood Group GTS. Their overall competitiveness and track
record on previous contracts has ensured success with this latest tender

"This order highlights the importance of providing our customers with a strong
value proposition," said Frank Avery, president of Power Plant Services, Wood
Group GTS. "The combination of high-quality parts and a commitment to service
excellence delivers real benefits to our customers in terms of equipment
reliability and lower cost of ownership."

Wood Group GTS is a leading independent provider of rotating equipment
services and solutions for clients in the power, oil & gas and clean energy
markets. Worldwide, these services include: power plant engineering,
procurement and construction; facility operations & maintenance; repair &
overhaul, optimisation and upgrade of gas, wind and steam turbines, pumps,
compressors and other high-speed rotating equipment. www.woodgroupgts.com

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

CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Company Limited (CSPC) is a joint venture of
CNOOC and the Royal Dutch/Shell Group of Companies. With a total investment of
US$4.2 billion, it is one of the largest joint venture projects in China. In
2008, CSPC produced 840,800 tons of ethylene, 457,500 tons of propylene and
2,489,000 tons of high quality and high value-added petrochemical products.
The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Huizhou, China. CSPC operates
as a subsidiary of CNOOC Petrochemicals Investment Limited and Shell Nanhai
B.V. http://www.cnoocltd.com/encnoocltd/default.shtml


Website: http://www.woodgroup.com
Contact: Carolyn Smith, Corporate Communications - Eastern Hemisphere, Wood
Group, Tel: +44 (0) 1224 851099, email: carolyn.smith@woodgroup.com; or Bobbie
Ireland, Corporate Communications - Americas, Wood Group, Tel: +1 (281) 828
3505, email: bobbie.ireland@woodgroup.com; or Kay Newton, Marketing Manager -
Wood Group GTS, Tel: +44 (1224) 367204, email: kay.newton@woodgroup.com
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