Wood Group reported on January 31. 2017, that the company has won a new 5 -year operations and maintenance contract with Hess in Malaysia. The contract, which includes a 1-year extension option, covers support for new-build fixed and floating offshore facilities in the North Malay Basin development.
The value of the contract, which will support up to 130 new full-time jobs in Malaysia, is not disclosed.
Wood Group will provide integrated operations and maintenance services - including core offshore personnel, onshore technical support, training and competency assurance services - as well as technical services covering brownfield engineering, risk-based inspection, integrity management and computerised maintenance management system support.
Aberdeen-based Wood Group said the new contract builds on a 15-year relationship with Hess and adds to ongoing support contracts in Equatorial Guinea and the Gulf of Mexico.
The new contract will be delivered by Wood Group’s Kuala Lumpur office.
Dave Stewart, chief executive of Wood Group’s Asset Life Cycle Solutions business in the Eastern Hemisphere, said: «This contract to support Hess’ significant greenfield facilities in Malaysia demonstrates the proven success of our integrated approach on this key client’s projects worldwide and their confidence in our technical services, which optimise production and enhance efficiency.»
He added: «We bring our expertise to this partnership with Hess at a key stage of the lifecycle of this field, which will commence production in 2017.»