Kentz awarded Canadian telecommunications contract for the Fort Hills Oil Sands Project

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 Kentz way."


For further information see the Kentz website or contact:

Kentz Corporation Limited
Investors: Ronan Tyrrell
Media: Paul Youens
+44 (0)20 3159 4000

About Kentz

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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