Wood Group GTS awarded long-term service agreement for Taurus 60
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013
Wood Group GTS has secured a multi-million dollar, 10-year term service agreement to support the Solar® TaurusTM 60 gas turbines in Monterrey, Mexico for Papeles y Conversiones de Mexico (PCM).
Wood Group GTS will provide preventative and corrective maintenance, turbine and gearbox overhauls, 24-7 emergency cover for trouble shooting, remote support and condition monitoring. The condition monitoring will provide real-time information on the unit that will assist in optimising asset performance.
Iain Murray, president of Oil, Gas and Industrial Services for Wood Group GTS, said: "We are committed to focusing on optimizing the performance of the client's turbo-machinery assets throughout their life cycle. The global capabilities of Wood Group GTS allow us to achieve economies of scale, faster access to parts and reduced complexity, leading to a more efficient and effective contract execution. The Taurus 60 engine is at the very heart of the PCM cogeneration plant, and we are committed to ensuring the profitability of the plant by maximising the performance of this asset."
Agustin Anaya, managing director of Papeles y Conversiones de Mexico said: "Wood Group GTS has the ability to manage the full scope of our Taurus 60 maintenance; their flexibility on terms and track record were key factors in awarding this contract. We look forward to working with Wood Group to maximise the equipment reliability and performance."
Source: Wood Group