Wood Group has won a new $150 million, five-year contract extension with Nexen in the North Sea to deliver operations, maintenance and technical support across Nexen’s North Sea offshore assets – the Buzzard, Scott and Golden Eagle platforms.
More than 190 jobs will be safeguarded retained under the contract, which is effective immediately and builds on Wood Group’s 12-year relationship with Nexen in the UKCS.
This is the third contract extension WGPSN has secured in the UKCS this year. In April, the company announced a two year contract with TAQA, extending its provision of engineering, construction and maintenance services to five UKCS offshore assets. In February WGPSN secured an extension to continue to support Chevron Upstream Europe across four offshore assets in the North Sea.
James Crawford, WGPSN’s managing director in the UK and Africa said: “Working in partnership with Nexen we have proactively added value, maximised productivity and enhanced efficiency and safety across these assets.
“The long-term renewal of this contract demonstrates the success of our relationship and we look forward to leveraging our expertise and strong knowledge of the platforms, towards continued excellence in the service we provide to this key client.”