Sparrows Group secures three-year contract with Total in Angola

SparrowsWith facilities in Talatona and Malonga, Angola is the hub of Sparrows operations in Africa. (Image source: Sparrows Group)Sparrows Group, the global specialist equipment and engineering service provider, has signed a three-year contract with Total to supply crane maintenance and engineering services at four of the operator’s assets in Angola

Under the agreement, the company will be responsible in implementing planned maintenance routines as well as delivering all major preventative maintenance and associated engineering for Total across its Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) units in Block 17, which currently produces around 600,000 bopd.

According to Sparrows, a total of 14 cranes will be serviced as part of the work scope.

The new deal is expected to protect existing jobs in both Aberdeen and Angola as the company’s bases in both regions will work in collaboration on the project.

The company further stated that the maintenance will cover a total of four fields situated within the block including the Girassol, Dalia, Pazflor and CLOV FPSOs.

Commenting on the deal, Stewart Mitchell, CEO at Sparrows, said, “Having established a strong track record with Total focussed on safety and reliability, the contract is testament to the high quality services provided by our teams in Aberdeen and Angola and we look forward to continuing this partnership for years to come.”

“Angola continues to be an area of growth for Sparrows. We are experiencing a strong demand in Africa for companies that can demonstrate high quality knowledge and skills with a focus on reliability,” Mitchell added.

The Sparrows Group is a global provider of specialist equipment and integrated engineering services to the energy and industrial industries. The firm aims to support customers by delivering solutions for optimising efficiency, reliability and safety of critical equipment.

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