London, 4 March 2013 - Kentz Corporation Limited (LSE: KENZ),
the holding company of the Kentz engineering and construction
group, is pleased to announce the award of a telecommunications
contract for the Fort Hills Oil Sands Project in Canada.
Kentz Canada Ltd will be the main telecom contractor for the
project. The scope comprises of engineering and procurement
services for the temporary and permanent information technology
infrastructures. This is a multi-year contract and the project will
be executed out of Kentz's Calgary engineering centre of
excellence, Alberta, one of five regional centres.
The Fort Hills Oil Sands Project is owned by Suncor Energy,
Total E&P Canada Ltd. and Teck Resources Ltd. through a limited
partnership and is operated by Suncor Energy Operating Inc.
Michael Murphy, Chief Operating Officer, Technical Support
Services for Kentz commented: "Kentz is delighted to be adding
Suncor to our blue-chip client base and this award demonstrates the
strength of our Canadian business. Since entering the Canadian
market in 2008, we have built a strong Technical Support Services
(TSS) business in the region and are currently providing a range of
TSS services to many of the projects in the oil sands region,
including the Kearl oil sands project. We look forward to working
with Suncor and developing this new relationship further in the
For further information see the Kentz website www.kentz.com or
Kentz Corporation Limited
Investors: Ronan Tyrrell
Media: Paul Youens
+44 (0)20 3159 4000
Kentz is a global engineering specialist solutions provider,
which serves a blue chip client base primarily in the oil and gas,
petrochemical and mining and metals sectors. It is listed on the
London Stock Exchange (symbol: KENZ). In the year ending December
2011, the company generated revenues of US$1.37 billion and profit
before tax of US$79.4 million.
Kentz has over 14,000 employees in 29 countries. Its three main
business lines are; engineering, procurement and construction (EPC)
services, construction, and technical support services. It has a
proven track record of delivering mechanical, electrical, controls
and instrumentation engineering, construction and management
services in some of the most remote locations on earth.
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