Wood Group Providing Support for Neptune Platform

Wood Group Production Services has been awarded a $4 million contract by BHP Billiton Petroleum (Americas), Inc. to develop a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) as well as prepare operating manuals and start-up procedures for the Neptune deepwater Gulf of Mexico project.

Neptune is a deepwater oil and gas field located in the central Gulf of Mexico, approximately 120 miles off the Louisiana coast. Neptune joint venture partners are BHP Billiton (operator); Marathon Oil Corp.; Woodside Energy (USA) Inc., a subsidiary of Woodside Petroleum Ltd.; and Maxus (US) Exploration, a subsidiary of Repsol YPF.

"Wood Group is fully committed to assisting BHP Billiton in establishing the Neptune project as a premier operation within the Gulf of Mexico," stated John Glithero, executive vice president of Wood Group Production Services. "Establishing high-quality operations assurance and O&M capabilities are core to Wood Group Production Services' business. We continue to develop the resources, capabilities, technologies, innovation and experienced management teams that keep our Gulf of Mexico operations providing world-class, seamless, comprehensive services."