Wood Group scores Philippines deepwater contract with Shell

Offshore engineering specialist Wood has secured a six-year contract from Shell to provide services for the Malampaya deepwater gas-to-power project in the Philippines.

Under the contract, Wood will provide maintenance services, modifications and shutdown support covering Shell’s onshore facilities in Batangas and offshore assets in Malampaya field, near Palawan Island.

“This win is a powerful example of a revenue synergy achieved by the combination of Amec Foster Wheeler and Wood Group’s broad capabilities and depth of experience. As Wood, we bring together our successful track record and local knowledge developed from working on these offshore assets and onshore gas plant, and our strong global operations and maintenance expertise,” said Robin Watson, chief executive of Wood.

“The contract also grows our operations and maintenance business in the region, expanding our footprint in south-east Asia and creating new and enhanced opportunities for the local workforce,” Watson added.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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