Wood Group and Heerema join forces

Dave Stewart of Wood Group

Aberdeen-based oil and gas services giant Wood Group said it signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Netherlands-based Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) to offer wellhead platform development to clients on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).

“Bringing together Wood Group’s engineering expertise and HFG’s specialist services in the engineering and construction of large and complex structures for the offshore oil & gas and energy-related industries, the MoU strategically supports client demand in the NCS for wellhead platforms that offer cost efficient solutions for field developments,” said Wood Group.

Dave Stewart, CEO for Wood Group’s Asset Life Cycle Solutions business in the Eastern Hemisphere said: “This MoU positions us to provide innovative services to clients, through integrating Wood Group’s strong global engineering expertise and in-depth knowledge of the Norwegian sector with HFG’s broad experience and know-how for construction and installation in the North Sea offshore industry.”

Koos-Jan van Brouwershaven, CEO of Heerema Fabrication Group said: “We are delighted to combine our strengths for the Norwegian offshore market.

“Both our companies enjoy a solid reputation and long-term relationships with shared clients.

“The MoU underlines our continuing commitment to offer competitive turn-key solutions to our customers.”