WOOD GROUP (JOHN) PLC: Wood Group PSN secures Esso Retrofit contract extension

 WOOD GROUP (JOHN) PLC: Wood Group PSN secures Esso Retrofit contract extension 2 April 2014  Wood Group PSN secures Esso Retrofit contract extension  Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has been awarded a contract by Esso Australia Proprietary Limited, an Australian subsidiary of ExxonMobil, to provide reimbursable engineering, procurement and construction services to support the Gippsland Basin Joint Venture's retrofit portfolio of projects in Victoria, Australia. The joint venture includes ExxonMobil, as operator, and BHP Billiton.  Under the contract, WGPSN will provide brownfield engineering, procurement and construction service support to the Gippsland Basin Joint Venture's offshore facilities in the Bass Strait and onshore facilities at Longford Gas Plant, Long Island Point and Barry's Beach Marine Terminal in Victoria. The contract is effective from April 2014.  Andrew Stewart, managing director for WGPSN Australia & Asia Pacific said: "We have been supporting Esso Australia in the Bass Strait for 17 years and we are delighted to continue our relationship. The success and longevity of our partnership has been underpinned by world leading safety performance and consistent delivery of our service commitments.  "WGPSN has a long history with ExxonMobil globally, providing operations and technical support through integrated brownfield and engineering service contracts in Australia and Asia Pacific, the United States, and Africa."  ENDS -  Notes to Editor:  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 30,000 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.  www.woodgroup-psn.com  For further information contact:  Zara D'Cotta, Communications Lead - Australia & Asia Pacific, Wood Group PSN  Tel: +61 4 02 280 064, email: zara.dcotta@woodgroup.com  Kerry Sedge, Global Communications Manager, Wood Group PSN  Tel: +44 7557 337 789,, email: kerry.sedge@woodgroup.com  Carolyn Smith, Director, Corporate Communications - Eastern Hemisphere, Wood Group  Tel: +44 (0) 1224 851 099, email: carolyn.smith@woodgroup.com  Bobbie Ireland, Director, Corporate Communications - Americas, Wood Group  Tel: +1 281 828 3505, email: bobbie.ireland@woodgroup.com  END 
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