06 December 2017

Houston, TX EthosEnergy has been awarded a $1.3m contract by Empresas Publicas de Medellin E.S.P for work at their Thermoelectric La Sierra site in Colombia, South America.

The scope of the contract includes repairs, modifications/upgrades and testing at the Rayong, Thailand shop as well as inspection services, diagnostics and cleaning in Duncan, South Carolina, for a set of combustion parts DLN 2.0, 1st stage nozzle, rotating blades and shroud blocks of a MS7001FA.

Pablo Andrés Gómez Flórez from Empresas Publicas de Medellin E.S.P said, "EthosEnergy's extensive technical offering made them our top choice for this project. They understood our requirements and were able to tailor a technical and commercial solution to meet both our budgetary and operational needs.

"Their ability to complete various component upgrades within a tight timeframe to line up with our planned outage schedule meant there was no extended downtime. We were also able to visit the EthosEnergy Thailand shop to inspect the components near the end of the repair process and were extremely impressed with the professionalism of the team."

Mark Dobler, CEO of EthosEnergy said, "We worked with Empresas Publicas de Medellin to understand all requirements for the modifications and upgrades, as well as providing the required sub assembly components in advance. This meant that we were able to pre-manufacture the replacement components and have them on-site and available for use with no added downtime to the project."

Chris Barrow, MD of Operations at EthosEnergy Thailand said, "Utilizing our Thailand facility to carry out this work makes our solution more cost and time effective for Empresas Publicas de Medellin. We focused on the highest quality that not only provided significant upgrades but they were carried out by an expert team with extensive experience."

EthosEnergy Thailand is a state of the art facility that specializes in rejuvenation, repair and life extension of industrial gas turbine components. The facility offers proven repair processes that have been developed and implemented utilizing the latest technology for all heavy industrial type turbines.

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Notes to Editor

EthosEnergy is a leading independent service provider of rotating equipment services and solutions to the power, oil & gas and industrial markets. Globally, these services include power plant engineering, procurement and construction; facility operations & maintenance; design, manufacture and application of engineered components, upgrades and re-rates; repair, overhaul and optimization of gas and steam turbines, generators, pumps, compressors and other high-speed rotating equipment. www.ethosenergygroup.com   

For further information contact:

Katie Elder, Head of Communications, EthosEnergy

Tel: +44 (0) 1224 367279, email: katie.elder@ethosenergygroup.com

Jennifer Gibson – Communications Manager, EthosEnergy

Tel: +44 (0) 1224 367256, email: Jennifer.gibson@ethosenergygroup.com