UK energy firm Wood Group wins $240m contracts in Ghana, four others

gas-plantScottish-based energy company, Wood Group says it has secured 11 new contracts in Africa including Ghana totaling approximately $240 million.

The company said March 20, 2013 that the contracts were awarded over the last 12 months to Wood Group PSN, Wood Group GTS and Wood Group Mustang for projects in the five African nations.

According to the company, its Wood Group GTS which specialises in rotating equipment solutions, has secured a “long-term service agreement covering two GE Frame 9E gas turbines for an operator in Ghana” but fails to mention the company’s name.

The Wood Group PSN won contracts to provide operations & maintenance and construction services to clients in Equatorial Guinea, Chad and Algeria, it said in a statement.

It says the Wood Group Mustang is also providing detailed engineering for wellhead platforms, a production processing platform and a living quarters platform for an offshore project in Angola.

James Crawford, Wood Group PSN’s managing director for Africa, said “We are committed to building a sustainable business in Africa and are very clear about the countries and projects which we target, knowing where and how our expertise can enhance our customer’s operations.”

By Ekow Quandzie

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