23 April 2014

Petrofac Limited, contact through Petrofac Services Limited, 4th Floor, 117 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6HH, UK
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Press Release
15 April 2014
Petrofac, the international service provider to the oil and gas industry, announces that in
consortium with Siemens it has been awarded a major contract from TenneT, the German-Dutch
transmission grid operator, for the BorWin3 offshore wind farm grid connection in the North Sea.
Petrofac will be responsible for the construction and offshore installation of the BorWin3
platform, which will house a Siemens high voltage direct current (HVDC) station that converts
the alternating current produced by the wind turbines to direct current before transmitting it
onshore to the German national grid. The HVDC station will be one of the biggest of its kind with
a transmission capacity of 900 megawatts (MW). The commencement of commercial operation of
Borwin3 is scheduled for 2019.
Marwan Chedid, Chief Executive of Petrofac’s Engineering, Construction, Operations and
Maintenance (ECOM) business, said: “Petrofac is involved in a number of projects with TenneT in
the German North Sea in which we are supporting the development and maintenance of offshore
transmission systems. We are delighted to be partnering with Siemens on this significant
contract, which deepens a relationship with an important customer and allows us to utilise our
vast experience of operating in the North Sea and delivering large scale, complex projects.”
Since January 2009 Petrofac has also been providing people, maintenance and support services
to the adjacent Borwin alpha platform, which is also operated by TenneT and houses a 400MW
HVDC platform. In 2010 Petrofac began supplying engineering, design, construction and project
management services to the DolWin1 HVDC platform and in 2012 established Petrofac
Deutschland GmbH, based in Hamburg.
For further information contact:
Alison Flynn
Head of Media Relations
Alison.flynn@petrofac.com +44 (0) 20 7811 4913
Petrofac Investor Relations +44 (0)20 7811 4900
Jonathan Low
Jonathan Edwards
Tulchan Communications Group Ltd +44 (0) 20 7353 4200
Martin Robinson
Stephen Malthouse
Notes to Editors
Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the oil and gas production and processing
industry, with a diverse customer portfolio including many of the world’s leading integrated,
independent and national oil and gas companies. Petrofac is quoted on the London Stock
Exchange (symbol: PFC).
Petrofac designs and builds oil and gas facilities; operates, maintains and manages facilities and
trains personnel; enhances production; and, where it can leverage its service capability,
develops and co-invests in upstream and infrastructure projects. Petrofac’s range of services
meets its customers’ needs across the full life cycle of oil and gas assets.
With more than 18,000 employees, Petrofac operates out of seven strategically located
operational centres, in Aberdeen, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Woking, Chennai, Mumbai and Kuala
Lumpur and has a further 24 offices worldwide.
For additional information, please refer to the Petrofac website at www.petrofac.com.