Hess Extends Wood Group Contract for Triton FPSO

Wood Group Engineering (North Sea) Ltd. has been reappointed for three years as the prime contractor by Hess Limited and co-venturers to provide operations & maintenance services to the Triton FPSO operating in the Bittern, and Greater Guillemot Area, located 140 miles east of Aberdeen.

The three-year contract will secure employment for more than 100 Wood Group employees and sub-contractors offshore and onshore. On the basis of current projections, the Triton FPSO and associated facilities are expected to have an economic producing life extending to 2020 and beyond.

"Wood Group is delighted to have been re-awarded this significant offshore contract, which marks 11 years' continuous service as prime contractor on Triton," said George Brown, Managing Director, Wood Group Engineering (North Sea). "It confirms Hess Ltd and co-venturers' confidence in our ability to deliver best industry practice and maintain our excellent HSE performance."

Wood Group is also providing operations and maintenance support to Hess's operations offshore Equatorial Guinea, which are supported from the Aberdeen-based Triton onshore support team, and this contract renewal will ensure continuity for the next three years.

George Hubbard, Operations Manager - North West Europe, Hess Limited, said, "Wood Group has demonstrated continual improvements on all fronts, including safety and environmental performance. Together, we look forward to delivering the asset's goals and performance targets that are essential to the long-term success of the Triton FPSO."