Wood has secured a brand new six-year contract with Shell to offer asset administration providers to the Malampaya deepwater gas-to-power venture within the Philippines.
Wood will present upkeep providers, modifications and shutdown help as a part of the contract which covers Shell’s onshore amenities in Batangas and offshore property within the Malampaya area, close to Palawan Island.
The contract might be supported by Wood’s established native presence in Manila and regional upstream hub in Kuala Lumpur, creating 60 new positions.
“This win is a strong instance of a income synergy achieved by the mix of Amec Foster Wheeler and Wood Group’s broad capabilities and depth of expertise. As Wood, we convey collectively our profitable monitor file and native information developed from engaged on these offshore property and onshore gasoline plant, and our robust international operations and upkeep experience.
The contract additionally grows our operations and upkeep enterprise within the area, increasing our footprint in south-east Asia and creating new and enhanced alternatives for the native workforce.
We stay up for partnering with Shell to make sure security and maximise productiveness, throughout the Malampaya amenities.”
Robin Watson, chief govt of Wood
This new contract provides to Wood’s help of the Malampaya venture the place it has offered integrity administration of subsea pipelines since 2001. The firm additionally efficiently accomplished the front-end engineering design, and engineering, procurement and development of the onshore gasoline plant within the late 1990s and early 2000s, offering additional asset help to the gas-to-power facility underneath a long-term settlement.
The Malampaya deepwater gas-to-power venture represents one of many largest investments within the historical past of the Philippines. It was the beginning of the nation’s pure gasoline business supplying clear, pure gasoline to offer three,200 megawatts of energy to fulfill about 30-50% of the nation’s energy technology necessities. (Source: Wood – Image: Fluor/Malampaya platform offshore Palawan)
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