(IN BRIEF) Wood, a global engineering and consulting company, has secured a two-year contract extension with Equinor UK Limited to continue supporting safe and reliable energy production at the Mariner field in the UK North Sea. The extension covers operations, maintenance, modifications, and offshore services for the Mariner A platform and Mariner B floating storage unit. Wood will also provide front-end concept and feasibility studies, detailed design, construction, and commissioning services for future project developments. Equinor will utilize Wood’s digital capabilities to enhance efficiency across Mariner’s operations. The Mariner field is expected to produce over 300 million barrels of oil in the next 30 years.
(PRESS RELEASE) ABERDEEN, 29-Nov-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Wood PLC, one of the world’s leading consulting and engineering companies operating across Energy and the Built Environment, announces a two-year contract extension with Equinor UK Limited in a move aimed at bolstering safe and reliable energy production at the Mariner field in the UK North Sea. Under this extension, Wood will continue to provide operations, maintenance, modifications, and offshore services for the Mariner A platform and Mariner B floating storage unit. Moreover, Wood will offer front-end concept and feasibility studies, detailed design, construction, and commissioning services for future project developments at the Mariner field.
Equinor will also leverage Wood’s digital capabilities to optimize efficiency across Mariner’s operations. Ellis Renforth, Wood’s President of Operations in Europe, Middle East, and Africa, expressed pride in strengthening the partnership with Equinor, highlighting Wood’s commitment to providing critical support for energy security.
“We are proud to further strengthen our relationship with Equinor through this contract extension. As a trusted delivery partner, we will continue to provide operations, maintenance and engineering support, critical to energy security.
”The contract extension is testament to the quality of delivery by our teams both onshore and offshore, applying innovative, sustainable ways of working, utilising our enhanced digital capabilities to ensure safe, reliable and consistent operations across the Mariner field.”
Wood has a longstanding partnership with Equinor, collaborating on global projects, including long-term contracts in Norway and Brazil, as well as Equinor’s renewable energy initiatives in the UK. The Mariner field, situated approximately 150km east of the Shetland Islands in the Northern North Sea, is expected to produce more than 300 million barrels of oil over the next three decades, contributing significantly to reliable energy supply and security.
The contract will be executed by Wood’s teams in Aberdeen and offshore North Sea, reflecting Wood’s commitment to delivering excellence in energy production support.
SOURCE: John Wood Group PLC