Wood has secured a brand new, six-year contract with Shell to offer asset administration companies to the Malampaya deepwater gas-to-power challenge within the Philippines.
Wood will present upkeep companies, modifications and shutdown assist as a part of the contract which covers Shell's onshore amenities in Batangas and offshore property in Malampaya subject, close to Palawan Island.
The contract will likely be supported by Wood's established native presence in Manila and regional upstream hub in Kuala Lumpur, creating 60 new positions.
Robin Watson, Wood chief government, mentioned: “This win is a strong instance of a income synergy achieved by the mixture of Amec Foster Wheeler and Wood Group's broad capabilities and depth of expertise. As Wood, we deliver collectively our profitable observe report and native information developed from engaged on these offshore property and onshore fuel plant, and our sturdy 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.”
This new contract provides to Wood's assist of the Malampaya challenge, the place it has supplied integrity administration of subsea pipelines since 2001. The firm additionally efficiently accomplished the front-end engineering design, and engineering, procurement and building of the onshore fuel plant within the late 1990s and early 2000s, offering additional asset assist to the gas-to-power facility below a long-term settlement.
The Malampaya deepwater gas-to-power challenge represents one of many largest investments within the historical past of the Philippines. It was the beginning of the nation's pure fuel business supplying clear, pure fuel to offer three,200 megawatts of energy to fulfill about 30%-50% of the nation's energy era necessities.
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