GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd Awards 30 Million North Sea Contracts to Petrofac
"Major Step Forward in GDF SUEZ Becoming a Duty Holder in the UKCS"
GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd has awarded two significant contracts to Petrofac Offshore Engineering & Operations (OE&O), which will create an estimated 100 new jobs in the North Sea over the next five years.
The integrated services contract (ISC) and engineering services contract (ESC), which start in August 2011, have a combined value of £30 million over three years, with a two year option. The work scope includes the provision of operations, maintenance, engineering and general support services to assist GDF SUEZ E&P UK as it becomes a UKCS (UK Continental Shelf) duty holder for its operated projects, which include notably Cygnus in the Southern North Sea.
Jean-Claude Perdigues, managing director at GDF SUEZ E&P UK, said: "These two new contracts represent a significant milestone for GDF SUEZ E&P UK and will help the company to conduct its North Sea operations safely, efficiently and cost effectively. I look forward to a long and productive relationship with Petrofac OE&O as we work together to generate production and employment in the UKCS."
Source: PR Newswire UK