Wood Group has been awarded a contract to support Shell in the decommissioning of their Brent Bravo platform in the North Sea.
Effective immediately, Wood Group will prepare the platform for removal via single lift methodology. This includes conductor removal, structural strengthening and installation of under deck lift points, in addition to the modifications required to enable the platform to operate on minimum manning mode.
Dave Stewart, CEO for Wood Group’s Asset Life Cycle Solutions business in the Eastern region, said : “We have over four decades of experience supporting Shell’s Brent field and this new contract clearly demonstrates our client’s trust in our consistent delivery of innovative and efficient technical services thathave been designed for offshore decommissioning challenges.
“We will leverage our learnings from the delivery of the Brent Delta decommissioning scope. Our commitment is to continuing to work in partnership with Shell to ensure the safe, cost efficient and timely execution of the contract.”
About Wood Group
Wood Group is an international energy services company with around $6bn sales and operating in more than 50 countries. The Group is built on Core Values and has three businesses – Wood Group PSN, Wood Group Kenny and Wood Group Mustang – providing a range of engineering, production support and maintenance management services to the oil & gas, and power generation industries worldwide.
About Royal Dutch Shell plc
Royal Dutch Shell plc is incorporated in England and Wales, has its headquarters in The Hague and is listed on the London, Amsterdam, and New York stock exchanges. Shell companies have operations in more than 70 countries and territories with businesses including oil and gas exploration and production ; production and marketing of liquefied natural gas and gas to liquids ; manufacturing, marketing and shipping of oil products and chemicals and renewable energy projects.