Wood Group Wins First Offshore Colombia Contract
by Wood Group PSN
|Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Wood Group PSN announced it is delivering operations and maintenance services to Chevron's offshore production facilities under a new $17.5 million contract.
Wood Group PSN will provide services to Chevron's two offshore platforms (Chuchupa A and B), in the Chuchupa natural gas fields, Caribbean Sea, and two onshore natural gas fields (Riohacha and Ballenas) in the province of La Guajira, northern Colombia.
The award marks WGPSN's first offshore services contract in Colombia and will involve over 100 new jobs. The contract term is three years with an additional three year option to extend.
"Chevron is a valued customer and this award marks the expansion of our offshore business in Colombia. We are currently recruiting to bring new employees into our business to service this contract and are committed to developing a skilled and talented local workforce," Derek Blackwood, WGPSN Americas president, said.
The contract was won through a competitive tender process.
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