Carillion and its subsidiary business, the Bouchier Group, have been awarded a number of support services contracts in Canada, which combined are valued to be worth over £100 million over a period of up to five years.
Support Services contracts have been secured for several oil sector customers, including Shell and Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL), together with a maintenance and hard facilities management contract for the Department of National Defence Canada.
The three-year contract for Shell which is extendable to five years, will commence in November 2015 and involves the provision of hard facilities management services to Shell’s estate across the Province of Alberta.
The contract award demonstrates the success of Carillion’s strategy of delivering support services to key natural resources customers in Alberta through the Bouchier Group, one of the leading aboriginal businesses in Canada. The deal, also builds on the strong relationship that Carillion has established with Shell, for whom it already deliver facilities management services in the UK and the Middle East.
The contract extensions that Carillion has secured with CNRL involves the provision of a range of infrastructure and site support services, whilst the Defence Construction Canada Forces Housing Agency contract involves the provision of hard FM services for 1,685 military accommodation units at Canadian Forces Base, Petewawa.
Commenting on the new contracts, Carillion chief executive, Richard Howson, said:
“We are delighted to have secured further support services contracts for long-term customers, notably Shell, Canadian Natural Resources Limited and the Defence Construction Canada Forces Housing Agency, which further enhance the good progress being made by our support services business in Canada. We look forward to working with these customers and to building on the strong relationships we have already established through providing value-for-money services that deliver significant operational efficiencies.”