Wood Group GTS awarded $1.6M GE Frame 6B gas turbine parts order in China

Apr 03, 2013, 07:00 ET from Wood Group GTS

HOUSTON, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has secured a contract for the supply of new hot gas path components from CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Company Limited (CSPC) in China. The order is for new parts that will be installed in a GE Frame 6B gas turbine located at CSPC's Dayawan Petrochemical Industrial Park in Huizhou, Guangdong Province and includes multiple stages of turbine buckets, nozzles and shroud sets.

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This latest award builds on Wood Group GTS' existing relationship with CSPC and follows previous contracts for hot gas path inspection and component repair services at the same facility.

Mr. Bi Zhuguo, the mechanical engineer for CSPC said: "We are one of China's largest petrochemical plants, so the performance and reliability of production equipment is essential to meet our commitment to customers. We value our relationship with Wood Group GTS. Their overall competitiveness and track record on previous contracts has ensured success with this latest tender process."

"This order highlights the importance of providing our customers with a strong value proposition," said Frank Avery, president of Power Plant Services, Wood Group GTS. "The combination of high-quality parts and a commitment to service excellence delivers real benefits to our customers in terms of equipment reliability and lower cost of ownership."

Wood Group GTS is a leading independent provider of rotating equipment services and solutions for clients in the power, oil & gas and clean energy markets. Worldwide, these services include: power plant engineering, procurement and construction; facility operations & maintenance; repair & overhaul, optimisation and upgrade of gas, wind and steam turbines, pumps, compressors and other high-speed rotating equipment. www.woodgroupgts.com

Wood Group is an international energy services company with around $7bn sales, employing about 43,000 people worldwide and operating in 50 countries.  The Group has three businesses – Wood Group Engineering, Wood Group PSN and Wood Group GTS – providing a range of engineering, production support, maintenance management and industrial gas turbine overhaul and repair services to the oil & gas and power generation industries worldwide. www.woodgroup.com

CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Company Limited (CSPC) is a joint venture of CNOOC and the Royal Dutch/Shell Group of Companies. With a total investment of US$4.2 billion, it is one of the largest joint venture projects in China. In 2008, CSPC produced 840,800 tons of ethylene, 457,500 tons of propylene and 2,489,000 tons of high quality and high value-added petrochemical products. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Huizhou, China. CSPC operates as a subsidiary of CNOOC Petrochemicals Investment Limited and Shell Nanhai B.V. http://www.cnoocltd.com/encnoocltd/default.shtml