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AusGroup subsidiary given maintenance master contract by Chevron Australia

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AusGroup's subsidiary AGC Industries (AGC) has been awarded a significant maintenance master contract by Chevron Australia.

The contract is the longest maintenance master contract currently in the Australian oil and gas market.

The 10-year master contract enables Chevron Australia to order full-service asset maintenance from AGC across Chevron’s onshore and offshore natural gas and oil production facilities located in the north-west of Australia.

AGC expects that the contract will see AGC deliver a diverse and complete range of services including management, planning, scheduling and supervision; painting insulation and fireproofing (PIF); scaffolding including engineering services; rope access (central trades); workshop management; asset management (hire equipment special tools); procurement and maintenance; crane operation (rigging) and maintenance.

AusGroup CEO and Managing Director Shane Kimpton said: “the award is a testament to the organisation’s track record in safely and efficiently delivering contracts.

“This contract is a substantial achievement for AusGroup and confirms our proven track-record, integrity, ability and financial capacity to deliver certainty of outcome which has been central to our performance over the years.

“Furthermore, this contract represents a significant strategic milestone for our business, firmly positioning us as a leader and Tier 1 contractor in end-to-end asset maintenance programme delivery for oil and gas assets.

“We have heavily invested in our business and our people, ensuring we have the technical know-how and expertise, multidisciplinary maintenance proficiency and capacity to deliver on oil and natural gas asset maintenance scope of this scale,” he said.

AGC confirmed a significant number of new roles would be required to service orders under the contract with recruitment to commence in coming weeks.

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