Wood Group wins $150m new Nexen N. Sea maintenance contract

Wood Group logoWood 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.”

Pixie Energy

Pixie logo Pixie Energy is an incubator and a facilitator of strategic research and project work, focusing on energy regulation, policy and markets at the local and national level. Find out more about Pixie Energy here.

Local Energy Matters: Scotland

Local Energy Matters: Scotland is a free-to-download brochure with a focus on energy tariffs in the two Scottish electricity distribution regions, as well news on local energy and low-carbon schemes.

Previous editions can be download here.

Scottish energy market overview

You can read an overview of the Scottish energy market here.

Scottish Government energy feed