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Wood Group GTS Wins GE LM2500 Gas Turbine Accessories Contract

Wood Group Wood Group GTS, part of John Wood Group PLC (Wood Group), has been awarded a multi-year gas turbine accessories contract worth approximately $10 million by the US Navy, Naval Inventory Control Point (NAVICP) Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

Under the contract, Wood Group GTS will be responsible for the provision of repairs to various GE LM2500 gas turbines accessories, including butterfly valves, solenoid valves and air starters. Timely delivery of these accessories is critical to this contract to ensure US navy assets are available to support scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.

Mark Papworth, CEO of Wood Group GTS, said: "Wood Group GTS was selected by the US Navy for its good record of on time delivery and cost competitiveness. We have executed various LM2500 accessory contracts at our East Windsor Connecticut facility during 2008 and 2009 in the run up to this large multi - year contract and look forward to providing industry leading levels of service and quality."

Wood Group GTS provides 'on-engine', 'off-engine' and 'in-engine' services to OEMs and equipment owners worldwide, including fuel nozzles, main engine controls, valves and actuators, manifolds, pumps and other accessories. Engines from most major OEMs are supported in sizes from less than 5MW to more than 250MW.

Wood Group GTS is a leading world-wide independent provider of operations, maintenance, repair and overhaul services for gas turbines, steam turbines, wind turbines, generators, and other high-speed rotating equipment, including pumps and compressors. The company also repairs gas turbine accessories and components and provides power plants on a turnkey basis.

Naval Inventory Control Point (NAVICP) Mechanicsburg is part of the Department of Navy. The Mission of the NAVICP is to provide program and supply support for the weapons systems that keep our Naval forces mission ready. NAVICP's primary mission is to procure, manage, and supply spare parts for Naval submarines and ships worldwide.

Published 06/10/09

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