25 February, 2014
WOOD GROUP PSN RENEWS MAJOR CONTRACT FROM TALISMAN SINOPEC ENERGY UK
Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has been awarded its first major contract in the UK in
2014. The five year contract extension from Talisman Sinopec Energy UK is
valued at $500 million USD and includes an option for two additional, two year
Under the scope, WGPSN will provide engineering & modifications services to
Talisman Sinopec Energy UK's 11 offshore assets - Arbroath, Auk, Bleo Holm,
Buchan, Claymore, Clyde, Fulmar, Montrose, Piper B, Saltire and Tartan
in the UK North Sea, and onshore at the Flotta oil terminal on Orkney.
Effective immediately, this award enables WGPSN to retain approximately 550
jobs onshore and offshore in the UK.
This is one of two major contracts WGPSN has with Talisman Sinopec Energy UK.
The other is for the provision of operations and maintenance services to the
same 12 assets.
Dave Stewart, UK managing director of WGPSN said: "We have worked with this key
client for 10 years and this award is testament to the relationship we have
developed. Our Talisman Sinopec Energy UK project now employs 1,300 personnel
onshore and offshore making it one of the largest projects in our global
portfolio. Securing this contract is a great way to kick off 2014."
In the UK, Wood Group now employs more than 12,000 people working onshore and
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Notes to Editors:
Wood Group is an international energy services company with around $7bn sales,
employing about 46,000 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
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 40 countries, Wood Group PSN offers high integrity,
brownfield services that support customers to optimise performance, maintain
production, reduce operating costs and provide integrity assurance.
Wood Group PSN - UK operations
In 2013, WGPSN in the UK enjoyed significant contract success with nine other
North Sea contract extensions from Nexen, CNR, TOTAL E&P UK, Teekay, Ithaca
Energy, ConocoPhillips (UK) Limited, Dana Petroleum, Shell GPS and Chevron. In
December 2013, WGPSN was also awarded its first contract from BG in the UK and
its first major piece of work from this customer.
Talisman Sinopec Energy UK is a joint venture between Talisman Energy Inc, a
global upstream oil and gas company headquartered in Canada, and Sinopec, the
fifth largest company in the world. Through the long term commitment of
two global shareholders, the JV is directing more investment into its UK
For further information contact:
Carolyn Smith, Corporate Communications - Eastern Hemisphere Tel: +44 (0) 1224
851099, email: Carolyn.firstname.lastname@example.org
Bobbie Ireland, Corporate Communications - Americas, Wood Group Tel: +1 (281)
828 3505, email: Bobbie.email@example.com
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