Wood Group GTS awarded $5.5M Frame7FA fleet agreement for ECOMAX and CDMS systems

  Wood Group GTS awarded $5.5M Frame7FA fleet agreement for ECOMAX and CDMS

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, Nov. 26, 2013

HOUSTON, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Wood Group GTS has been awarded a $5.5M
contract by one of the largest Southeast US power providers. The award
consists of multiple ECOMAX^® combustion tuning systems and combustion
dynamics monitoring systems (CDMS) for a 7FA fleet of gas turbines. This
automated tuning technology was installed at two sites in 2013, with the
remaining three sites scheduled for 2014.

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ECOMAX is a stand-alone real-time automatic combustion management system that
safely ^ returns control and optimization of the combustion process to the
operator.It thereby enables the customer to maximize turbine output without
increasing emissions and while remaining compliant under NERC (North American
Electric Reliability) regulations.

"ECOMAX technology enables plant operators to set the gas turbine operating
parameters, while continuously monitoring and adjusting within the framework
of those parameters," said Frank Avery, president of Wood Group GTS - Power
Plant Services. "This award is a further endorsement of the value our
independent and innovative services bring to operators of 'F' technology gas

The ECOMAX system is part of Wood Group GTS' overall products and services
designed to maximize the return on customers' investment in gas turbine

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

The ECOMAX gas turbine tuning platform provides an automated, fully
customizable solution to achieve customer-determined operational objectives,
while continually monitoring and adjusting key combustion control parameters
to maintain NOx & CO compliance, flame stability and acceptable combustion
dynamics. Watch the video to see how the ECOMAX system automates combustion
tuning on large industrial gas turbines.

® ECOMAX is a registered trademark of Wood Group GTS


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