Wood Group to Service 21 Additional GoM Platforms for Apache

Wood Group Production Services has been awarded the operation of an additional 21 offshore platforms for Apache Corporation. This brings the number of facilities operated by Wood Group Production Services for Apache to 36, employing approximately 160 operations personnel.

"Wood Group Production Services has been providing Apache with quality operations support since 1996," said Jon Jeppesen, senior vice president, Gulf Coast Region for Apache. "Our confidence in expanding their role is based on that history. They understand Apache's needs, and provide innovative ideas for production optimization, training, and cost-control, while delivering efficient, hands-on attention to detail."

"Wood Group Production Services is pleased to have earned this additional business from Apache," stated Rod Levett-Prinsep, president of Wood Group Production Services. "We are committed to providing the highest quality operations and maintenance support in the Gulf of Mexico, and appreciate Apache's recognition of this."

"Apache Corporation has been a valued customer and friend for many years," explained Louis Gueniot, business unit manager for the Houma division of Wood Group Production Services. "During that time, Apache's phenomenal growth has afforded both Wood Group Production Services and our personnel some wonderful opportunities. We welcome the challenges this newest opportunity offers, and look forward to supporting Apache's future growth."