Wood Group Awarded $700million Contract By TengizChevrOil (TCO) In Kazakhstan
Wood Group is providing main automation contractor (MAC) services to Tengizchevroil (TCO) for the Future Growth Project-Wellhead Pressure Management Project at the Tengiz Field in Kazakhstan. Wood Group’s vendor- independent Automation & Control business will provide optimal integrated process and safety solutions to TCO under a multi-year contract valued at approximately $700 million. Wood Group has been supporting the project since 2013.
“We are combining the global expertise and capabilities of our Automation & Controls personnel in the UK, US, Argentina and Kazakhstan to deliver the complex systems needed for this world-class field and expansion project,” stated Robin Watson, chief executive of Wood Group. “The automation scope of the Future Growth Project-Wellhead Pressure Management Project is one of the world’s largest industrial automation projects and we are pleased to be providing the solution that will help to enable TCO to meet its vision of a “flawless startup”.
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Wood Group is an international energy services company with around $6bn sales and operating in more than 50 countries. The Group is built on Core Values and provides a range of engineering, production support and maintenance management services to the energy and industrial sectors worldwide. Visit Wood Group at www.woodgroup.com and connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Automation & Control is a leading provider of design, engineering, and integration of control, automation and information systems. The vendor-independent approach assures clients receive the most appropriate hardware and software for their projects’ successes. Automation & Control’s project experience extends from front-end design to commissioning, and ranges from small upgrades to Main Automation Contractor/ Main Instrument Vendor programs. Automation & Control emphasizes fit-for-purpose solutions for the refining, chemical, upstream oil & gas, power, and other industries.
Tengizchevroil LLP is a Kazakhstani partnership that explores, develops, produces and markets crude oil, LPG, dry gas and sulfur. TCO conducts its operations in accordance with world-class safety and environmental standards. In April 1993, Tengizchevroil was formed between the Republic of Kazakhstan and Chevron Corporation. Current partners are: Chevron Overseas Company, 50 percent; KazMunayGas NC JSC, 20 percent; ExxonMobil Kazakhstan Ventures Inc., 25 percent and LUKARCO B.V., 5 percent. www.tengizchevroil.com