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 October 7, 2015 - 2:00 AM EDT
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WOOD GROUP (JOHN) PLC - Wood Group awarded automation project for Tengiz Field

Wood Group awarded automation project for Tengiz Field in Kazakhstan

HOUSTON, October 7, 2015 – Wood Group has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Bechtel to provide an automation solution consisting of detailed engineering, control hardware and remote instrument enclosures (RIEs) for Tengizchevroil’s (TCO’s) Crude Storage Capacity Project at the Tengiz Field in Kazakhstan.  The project will increase capacity of the tank farm to accommodate the upgrading of the existing tank farm.

This project continues Wood Group Mustang’s work with TCO in the expansion and modernization of their control infrastructure.  “We are combining the expertise and capabilities of our Automation and Controls personnel in the UK, US and Argentina to design and deliver a cost-effective  solution that meets TCO’s needs,” stated Michele McNichol, CEO of Wood Group Mustang.


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Wood Group is an international energy services company with over $7bn sales and operating in more than 50 countries.  The Group is built on Core Values and has three businesses – Wood Group PSN, Wood Group Kenny and Wood Group Mustang – providing a range of engineering, production support and maintenance management services to the oil & gas, and power generation industries worldwide. Visit Wood Group at and connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Wood Group Mustang provides award-winning services to the global energy industry. From concept to completion, Wood Group Mustang delivers project management, construction management, engineering and procurement services to the offshore, onshore, oil sands, pipeline, refining, chemicals, industrial and automation sectors, operating in countries throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. 

Wood Group Mustang is a leader in providing engineering, specification, integration and implementation of control, automation and information systems to the process industries. The vendor-independent approach used provides objectivity in the selection of major controls hardware and software that helps to maximize the operating efficiency, reliability and productivity of facilities. For more information visit

Tengizchevroil conducts the development, production and marketing of crude oil from the Tengiz field in western Kazakhstan.  Tengizchevroil was founded in 1993 by the Republic of Kazakhstan and Chevron Corporation. Current partners in Tengizchevroil are Chevron (50%), KazMunayGas (20%), ExxonMobil Kazakhstan Ventures (25%) and LukArco (5%).

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Source: PR Newswire (October 7, 2015 - 2:00 AM EDT)

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