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Wood Group GTS awarded six-year Frame 7EA term maintenance agreement

HOUSTON, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has been awarded a six-year contract to provide maintenance services for a GE Frame 7EA gas turbine at a manufacturing facility in Texas.

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Wood Group GTS' maintenance management solution for this contract features all major maintenance services, including parts, repairs, field services, and the installation of monitoring and diagnostics technology to provide predictive performance management of the gas turbine.

The customer's accelerated process required that a solution be in place prior to the next scheduled combustion inspection in spring 2014.

"Wood Group GTS values long-term relationships with our customers and continues to help them minimize the capital spend associated with gas turbine maintenance," said Frank Avery, president of Wood Group GTS - Power Plant Services. "Our flexible terms and conditions, strategic parts inventory, and  portfolio of proven performance solutions are all designed to align with customer goals and have resulted in a tremendous capital costs savings."

Term maintenance agreements are part of Wood Group GTS' overall solutions and services designed to maximize the return on customerss investments in gas turbine technology. Wood Group GTS has more gas turbine term-maintenance contracts than any other independent third-party provider.

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Wood Group GTS is a leading independent provider of rotating equipment services and solutions for clients in the power and oil & gas markets. Worldwide, these services include: power plant engineering, procurement and construction; facility operations & maintenance; repair & overhaul, optimisation and upgrades of gas and steam turbines, pumps, compressors and other high-speed rotating equipment. www.woodgroupgts.com

Wood Group is an international energy services company with around $7bn sales, employing around 43,000 people worldwide and operating in 50 countries.  The Group has three businesses – Wood Group Engineering, Wood Group PSN and Wood Group GTS – providing a range of engineering, production support, maintenance management and industrial gas turbine overhaul and repair services to the oil & gas and power generation industries worldwide.www.woodgroup.com

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