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Wood Group wins automation contract in Kazakhstan

Wood Group wins automation contract in Kazakhstan

Aug 16, 2016
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UK’s Wood Group has been awarded a contract to provide the main automation contractor (MAC) services to Tengizchevroil for the Tengiz Field in Kazakhstan in a multi-year contract worth US$700 million.

The Tengiz Field in Kazakhstan, operated by Chevron affiliate Tengizchevroil, is one of the world’s biggest and already accounts for more than a third of total crude output in Kazakhstan.

The MAC services is for the Future Growth Project-Wellhead Pressure Management Project at the Tengiz Field.

Wood Group's vendor- independent Automation & Control business will provide optimal integrated process and safety solutions to TCO

"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",” stated Robin Watson, chief executive of Wood Group

There are plans to upgrade the Tengiz Field , in which Exxon Mobil and Lukoil also have stakes, will increase output to 39 million tonnes a year (850,000 bpd) by 2022 from 27 million tonnes currently.

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