SSE Gas Storage Awards contract to Simmons Edeco.

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Simmons Edeco, a leading supplier of wellhead and valve maintenance, asset integrity solutions and onshore drilling services to the global oil and gas industry, announced energy supplier SSE Hornsea Limited's Gas Storage facilities has awarded the company a multimillion-pound contract.

SSE pic is one of the United Kingdom's leading energy companies, involved in the generation, distribution and supply of electricity and in the extraction, storage, distribution and supply of gas. It supplies energy to 8.21 million energy and home services customers throughout Great Britain and Ireland. It is frequently ranked at the top for customer service and is the United Kingdom's leading generator of electricity from renewable sources.

To ensure that SSE Hornsea's Atwick and Aldbrough gas storage facilities continue to operate safely and efficiently, Simmons Edeco will provide comprehensive asset integrity services, as well as manage wellhead maintenance and valve integrity services, along with wellhead panel maintenance services.

The company will be responsible for supplying additional third-party services required by SSE to assist its well asset integrity maintenance schedule, as needed. To fulfill SSE's requirement to obtain this diverse range of services from one contractor, Simmons Edeco entered into a strategic alliance with Specialized Management Services Ltd (SMS), which handles wellhead panel maintenance services.

Although the contract award represents the first time...

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