Wood Group GTS awarded gas turbine maintenance contract

22 Oct 2013

22 October 2013

Wood Group GTS awarded Talisman Sinopec gas turbine maintenance contract

Wood Group GTS has secured a multi-million dollar, five-year contract from Talisman Sinopec Energy UK to provide turbine maintenance support services for 22 Siemens Ruston gas turbines operating on the Buchan, Clyde, Tartan and Flotta installations in the North Sea. Effective from November 2013, the contract comprises TB5000, TB5400 and TD4000 gas turbine models.

Wood Group GTS will provide a comprehensive scope of work, including contract management services, preventive maintenance scheduling and execution, 24/7 technical support, unplanned breakdown support, and engine supply and overhaul services.

This contract award marks an important milestone in the relationship between Wood Group GTS and Talisman Sinopec Energy UK and follows a 10 year turbine fleet maintenance contract between the two companies which concludes in 2013.

Iain Murray, President of Oil, Gas and Industrial Services for Wood Group GTS,said: "This is a very positive step in strengthening our long-term relationship with Talisman Sinopec Energy UK. We share their goal of a zero incident safety
and environmental performance and look forward to helping optimise their maintenance strategy for this gas turbine fleet and further enhancing their overall asset performance."


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; repair & overhaul, optimization and upgrades of gas and steam turbines, pumps, compressors and other high-speed rotating equipment. www.woodgroupgts.com

Talisman Sinopec Energy UK was created in 2012 as a joint venture between Talisman Energy Inc. and Addax Petroleum UK Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the China Petroleum Corporation (Sinopec Group). Talisman Sinopec Energy is one of the North Sea's largest operators. The company operates 46 fields with 11 offshore installations and one onshore terminal. Talisman Sinopec Energy UK is based in Aberdeen, Scotland. The company employs 1000 full-time staff and 2,000
core contractors.


For further information contact

Carolyn Smith, Corporate Communications - Eastern Hemisphere, Wood Group
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