Wood Group lands 5-year deal with Sakhalin Energy

Energy services company Wood Group has secured a five-year firm technical support services (TSS) contract with Sakhalin Energy.

Sakhalin Energy is an operator of Sakhalin-2, one of the world’s largest integrated oil and gas projects, that includes Russia’s first offshore gas production platform and liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant.

Wood’s Group has been providing engineering and construction support, including studies and modifications, to offshore and onshore assets on Sakhalin Island in the Russian Federation for more than a decade.

Wood Group informed on Monday that this new contract adds brownfield drilling upgrade services to the capabilities Wood Group provides across the following assets: Piltun- Astokhskoye-A offshore platform (Molikpaq); Piltun- Astokhskoye-B offshore platform (PA-B); Lunskoye-A offshore platform (LUN-A); Onshore processing facilities including Booster stations 1 and 2; Liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant; Oil export terminal (OET); and Tanker loading unit (TLU).

Effective immediately, the five-year contract, with two, one-year extension options will be delivered by Wood Group’s engineering team based in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on Sakhalin Island and supported by the company’s offices in Australia, Norway, China and the UK.

Wood Group added that a major feature of the TSS contract will be a new working relationship between Wood Group and a Russian Design Institute (RDI), Gasproektengineering AOJSC (GPE). GPE is a Gazprom company with over 1000 employees in the Russian Federation and headquarters in Voronezh, approximately 470 kilometers south of Moscow.

Dave Stewart, CEO for Wood Group’s Asset Life Cycle Solutions business in the eastern region, said: “We have a 10 year relationship working with Sakhalin Energy on Sakhalin Island.”

Stewart added: “This is an exciting and strategically important relationship for the future and one which underlines our ongoing commitment to Russian national content and development. We look forward to working in close collaboration with GPE on the safe and successful delivery of this contract.”

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