Wood Group wins two new contracts in Iraq

Aberdeen-based energy services Wood Group has won two three -year contracts valued at over $140 million to deliver technical services and expertise to an unnamed international oil company in Iraq.

The contracts will create more than 100 new jobs and will be delivered from southern Iraq and Dubai, where Wood Group PSN established an office in 2015.

Under the contracts, Wood Group PSN will provide “brownfield front end engineering design, detailed engineering, project management, procurement services, system completion and commissioning support for operations and start-up on a significant onshore asset in southern Iraq.”

David Buchan, Wood Group PSN’s eastern region managing director, said:  “These two significant contract wins demonstrate Wood Group’s commitment to working closely with key clients to extend our operations in Iraq, where we see a growth market that complements our broad service capabilities, international knowledge and strong expertise.

“Establishing an office in Dubai and a base in Iraq reflects our intention to build lasting customer relationships and focus on the development of our Iraqi workforce and supply chain partnerships.”