Cape wins £6m contracts with Shell

ENERGY services group Cape has won more contracts with oil giant Shell worth $10m (£6m).

Cape, which provides maintenance services to energy and mining companies, said the deals were with Shell's exploration arm in the Phillipines.

They relate to a shutdown in the first quarter of this year and "hook up and commissioning", which should be completed by June.

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Cape, whose UK operations are based in Wakefield, will provide services including insulation, protective coating systems, rigging, mercury handling, nitrogen purging and flushing and pressure and leak testing.

Martin May, chief executive of Cape, said: "Cape has been actively engaged on the Shell Malampaya offshore and onshore assets in the Philippines for ten years and we are delighted to be appointed to carry out our third shutdown.

"Cape is uniquely placed to provide such an extensive range of diverse and complex services."