Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a contract by EDF Energy to provide project management services to all of its UK nuclear power stations and technical offices in Gloucester and East Kilbride.

The nine year agreement (five years plus two optional two-year periods) is currently one of the largest project management contracts within the UK nuclear industry and is worth up to £15 million a year.

This framework agreement further reinforces our long-standing relationship with EDF Energy.

Our highly skilled work force of project managers, drawn from our extensive pool of expertise across Amec Foster Wheeler, is key in ensuring that the UK’s existing nuclear power stations are truly world class in terms of safety and performance and can continue to generate safe, reliable electricity in the years to come.

Clive White, President of Amec Foster Wheeler’s Clean Energy business

In addition to EDF Energy’s Generation offices at Barnwood in Gloucester and East Kilbride near Glasgow, Amec Foster Wheeler will provide these crucial services to the nuclear stations at Dungenessin Kent,Sizewell in Suffolk, Hunterston in North Ayrshire, Torness in East Lothian, Heysham 1 and 2 in Lancashire, Hartlepool on Teesside and Hinkley Point in Somerset.