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Wood Group wins $700m contract for Kazakh project

August 16, 2016

Wood Group said today it had won a $700million contract to provide automation contractor services to a partnership in Kazakhstan. The Aberdeen firm said the deal with Tengizchevroil (TCO), formed in 1993 between the Kazakh government and Chevron, would run for a number of years. For the full story visit our sister site, Energy Voice.

Business

Unions vote for strike action: What we know so far

July 13, 2016

Workers from Unite and RMT unions have backed strike action in the North Sea for the first time in a generation. The move could see workers down tools on up to eight of Shell’s assets on the UKCS. Read the full story on Energy Voice here.

North of Scotland

Senior Wood Group exec to leave company

March 7, 2016

A nine-year Wood Group veteran confirmed his plans to leave the board and his role as the chair of the firm’s Remuneration Committee today. David Woodward will officially step down from his roles after nearly a decade of service in May. Read the full story on our sister website Energy Voice.

North of Scotland

Wood Group unveils monument to founder Sir Ian

February 29, 2016

Wood Group has honoured its founder by naming its new office at the south of the city after him. Sir Ian Wood House, located within the CityPark development in Altens, is designed to hold 1,650 employees who have already started moving into the new development. Read the article on Energy Voice   

North of Scotland

Wood Group confirms replacing Aberdeen staff with base in India

January 19, 2016

Wood Group today confirmed it had replaced a dozen Aberdeen external accounts posts with Indian staff. The move, which is thought to have saved the company hundreds of thousands of pounds, includes moving Wood Group PSN’s external accounts service for four regions, including the UK, to Delhi. Read the article on Energy Voice. 

Business

Wood Group has made 5,000 job cuts

August 18, 2015

Wood Group chief executive Bob Keiller said the company would spend “every dollar needed but not one dollar more” to get the job done. The company leader was briefing investors about the firm’s financial results when he made the commitment today. Read the full article on our sister website Energy Voice. 

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