Aberdeen energy service giant Wood Group has won an £11.5million contract with Chevron in Colombia.
Wood Group said yesterday the deal was the first its production-facility support division, Wood Group PSN (WGPSN), had signed in the South American country. Under the terms of the three-year contract, which comes with an additional three-year extension option, WGPSN will provide services to Chevron’s Chuchupa A and B offshore platforms in the Caribbean Sea and two onshore gas fields.
WGPSN said it needed to recruit 100 people in Colombia for the work.
WGPSN Americas president Derek Blackwood added: “Chevron is a valued customer and this award marks the expansion of our offshore business in Colombia.
“We are currently recruiting to bring new employees into our business to service this contract and are committed to developing a skilled and talented local workforce.”
Wood Group employs around 43,000 people worldwide, including 3,700 in nine Latin American countries.