Wood Group reported on May 22, 2017, that the company has secured a Technical Support Services (TSS) contract with Sakhalin Energy Investment Company.
Sakhalin Energy, an operator of Sakhalin-2; one of the world’s largest integrated oil and gas projects, that includes Russia’s 1st offshore gas production platform and liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant.
The contract extends Wood’s Group’s relationship with Sakhalin Energy; the company has been providing engineering and construction support, including studies and modifications, to offshore and onshore assets on Sakhalin Island in Russia for more than a decade.
This new contract adds brownfield drilling upgrade services to the capabilities Wood Group provides across the following assets:
- Piltun- Astokhskoye-A offshore platform (Molikpaq)
- Piltun- Astokhskoye-B offshore platform (PA-B)
- Lunskoye-A offshore platform (LUN-A)
- Onshore processing facilities including Booster stations 1 and 2
- Liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant
- Oil export terminal (OET)
- Tanker loading unit (TLU)
Effective immediately, the 5 year contract, with two, 1 year extension options will be delivered by Wood Group’s engineering team based in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and supported by the company’s offices in Australia, Norway, China and the UK.
A major feature of the TSS contract will be a new working relationship between Wood Group and a Russian Design Institute (RDI), Gasproektengineering(GPE).
GPE is a Gazprom company with over 1000 employees in the Russian Federation and headquarters in Voronezh, approximately 470 kilometres south of Moscow.
Over the term of the contract GPE will play a significant and growing role in supporting service delivery, working closely with Wood Group across the range and scope of services and asset base.
Dave Stewart, CEO for Wood Group’s Asset Life Cycle Solutions business in the eastern region, said: «We have a 10 year relationship working with Sakhalin Energy. During this time, we have demonstrated our in-depth asset knowledge and technical solutions, which strongly position us to deliver this contract across their portfolio of assets. This is an exciting and strategically important relationship for the future and one which underlines our ongoing commitment to Russian national content and development.»
To read this news in Russian.