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WOOD GROUP WINS GAS TURBINE MAINTENANCE CONTRACT

Wood Group Integrated Plant Solutions (“WG IPS”), part of the Gas Turbine Services Division of John Wood Group PLC, has been awarded a long term gas turbine maintenance contract in Brazil by Termonorte Energia Ltda, a company owned by a consortium comprised of investors, including US and Brazilian companies. The $2.9 million per year contract is scheduled to begin immediately, with the work spread over its 12 year duration.

“We are delighted to have won this long term maintenance contract which represents our continued focus on bringing flexible, value-added term solutions to the gas turbine industry,” said Mitch Robinson, President of WG IPS. “This contract follows our successful implementation of a significantly growing number of similar long-term packaged maintenance contracts in other regions of the world. Wood Group will continue to work with value-conscious customers to provide these types of services.”

The contract involves the provision of packaged maintenance services, covering component repair, spare parts supply and onsite services, for three General Electric Frame 7EA gas turbines operated at a power station in the town of Porto Velho in the Brazilian state of Rondônia.

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Note to editors

Wood Group is an international energy services company with $2bn revenues, employing more than 13,000 people worldwide and operating in 34 countries. The Group has three Businesses: Engineering & Production Facilities, Well Support, and Gas Turbine Services providing a range of engineering, production support, maintenance management and industrial gas and steam turbine-generator overhaul and repair services to the oil & gas, and power generation industries worldwide.

Wood Group Gas Turbine Services is a leading world-wide independent provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul services for gas turbines, steam turbines, generators, and other high-speed rotating equipment, including pumps and compressors. The company also repairs gas turbine accessories and components for industrial and aero customers.

Wood Group Integrated Plant Solutions is part of Wood Group Gas Turbine Services and focuses on delivering highly-structured, term maintenance solutions to power plant operators.

Termonorte Energia Ltda is owned by a consortium comprised of El Paso Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of El Paso Corporation of the United States, and Brazilian company, CS Participações Ltda Group.

For further information contact

Carolyn Smith, Corporate Communications Manager, Wood Group

Tel: +44 (0) 1224 851099, e-mail: carolyn.smith@woodgroup.com

Pauline Smith, Corporate Communications Executive, Wood Group Gas Turbine Services

Tel: +44 (0) 1224 797143, e-mail: pauline.smith@woodgroup.com

Or visit the website:

www.woodgroup.com

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