ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has completed two steam turbine major inspections and received awards for three additional steam turbine outages from five US power plants. The cumulative $4.2 million in services are scheduled to be completed in the first half of this year.
A steam turbine outage requires thorough component inspections, expedited repairs and a detailed project plan that incorporates the ability to replace damaged parts within the scheduled outage window. Wood Group GTS provides a single point of contact to manage the project, a core team of skilled technical specialists and inspectors, mobile tooling containers, and the on-site consumable kits needed to meet customer expectations.
"With a focus on the overall outage schedule, quality and cost management, we apply our Core Value of Safety, our extensive years of experience, and a full tooling and equipment package to complete maintenance events," said Frank Avery, president of Wood Group GTS – Power Plant Services. "As a leading provider of steam turbine outage services, our experienced field service team performs over three million hours a year of onsite maintenance for all major steam and gas turbines."
Wood Group GTS has completed more than 5,000 maintenance outages in the last five years, while maintaining an exceptional industry safety record.
Outage management and maintenance services are a part of Wood Group GTS' overall products and services designed to maximize the return on our customers' investments in gas and steam turbine technology.
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Wood Group GTS is a leading independent provider of rotating equipment services and solutions for clients in the power and oil & gas markets. Worldwide, these services include power plant engineering, procurement and construction; facility operations & maintenance; repair & overhaul, optimisation and upgrades of gas 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 around 46,000 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, repair services to the oil & gas and power generation industries worldwide. www.woodgroup.com
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