UK: Wood Group Bags 5-Year Operations & Maintenance Contract for FPSO Sevan Voyageur on Huntington Field


Wood Group has been awarded a five year operations and maintenance contract by Sevan Marine to provide asset management services for the FPSO Sevan Voyageur (Floating Production Storage & Offloading) on the Huntington field in the UK central North Sea.

As duty holder, appointed by Huntington field operator E.ON Ruhrgas, Wood Group will have complete responsibility for operations management and offshore technical, logistical and supply chain support on the FPSO Sevan Voyageur.

This is the second contract that Wood Group has been awarded on the FPSO Sevan Voyageur and follows its relocation from the Shelley field to the Huntington field. Wood Group is also duty holder for the FPSO Sevan Hummingbird which currently operates for Centrica Energy Upstream on the Chestnut field in the central North Sea.

“We are delighted to have been awarded this contract with Sevan Marine. This builds on our broad range of FPSO experience and we look forward to playing a vital role in the safe development, start-up and operation of this facility,” said Alan Curran, Chief Executive for Wood Group’s North Sea business.

Erling Ronglan, Vice President FPSO for Sevan Marine, said “We are very pleased to have appointed this long term contract to Wood Group. Their experience and strong track record for delivery on similar projects will help us achieve our ambitions in the North Sea.”

Wood Group is an international energy services company with approximately $5.0bn sales, employing approximately 29,000 people worldwide and operating in 50 countries. The Group has three businesses – Engineering & Production Facilities, Well Support, and Gas Turbine Services – 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.

Sevan Marine ASA is listed on Oslo Børs (ticker SEVAN) and has developed a cylinder shaped floater, suitable for all offshore environments. Presently, Sevan Marine has four FPSO contracts, including the Goliat Sevan 1000 FPSO and three drilling contracts with clients. The company’s primary focus is to create value for its shareholders by delivering products and solutions to the offshore industry, utilizing its core competencies within the areas of design, engineering and project execution.

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Source: WoodGroup, November  10, 2010;

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