Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a contract by BP to provide operations, maintenance and project support for the Forties Pipeline System (which includes the Unity offshore platform and onshore pumping stations in Aberdeenshire and Perthshire) and the Central Area Transmission System terminal in Teesside, north-east England.
The contract, worth over £50 million, will run until January 2020 and will be managed from Amec Foster Wheeler’s Aberdeen offices. The contract secures 90 jobs, including two apprenticeships (currently based at the CATS terminal).
Alan Johnstone, Amec Foster Wheeler’s Managing Director for Upstream Asset Solutions, said: “Amec Foster Wheeler has been supporting BP since 1995 and this 20 year relationship demonstrates the strength of our position in asset support services for the world’s leading oil producers. We look forward to continuing to partner with BP and deliver technical excellence, within safe and efficient operations.”
Adapted from press release by Hannah Priestley-Eaton