WOOD GROUP (JOHN) PLC: Correction : Wood Group PSN Scores Major Contract

 WOOD GROUP (JOHN) PLC: Correction : Wood Group PSN Scores Major Contract In the original announcement released at 7am today the wording was incorrect. The below information is accurate.  25 February, 2014  WOOD GROUP PSN SCORES 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 from Talisman Sinopec Energy UK is valued at $500  million USD and includes an option for two additional, two year extensions.  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  platforms - 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  offshore.  - ENDS -  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 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 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. www.woodgroup-psn.com  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 assets.  For further information contact:  Carolyn Smith, Corporate Communications - Eastern Hemisphere Tel: +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  www.woodgroup.com 
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