ShawCor Announces Contract to Provide Pipe Coating Services for the GNEA Project in Argentina

TORONTO, April 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ShawCor Ltd. (TSX:SCL) today announced that its pipe coating division has received two contracts for approximately US$55 million from Tenaris to provide three layer polyethylene anti-corrosion pipeline coatings for the first and second phase of the Argentina Northeast Gas Pipeline (GNEA) project.

This project is owned by ENARSA, an Argentine state-run energy company, and it includes the construction of a gas pipeline that will transport up to 11,200,000 m³/day of natural gas to locations in northeast Argentina.

The execution of these contracts has commenced in ShawCor's coating facilities in Argentina and is expected to be completed by Q1 2016.

ShawCor Ltd. is an energy services company specializing in products and services for the pipeline and pipe services and the petrochemical and industrial segments of the oil and gas industry. The Company operates through nine divisions with over ninety manufacturing and service facilities located around the world.

This news release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Words such as "may", "will", "should", "anticipate", "plan", "expect", "believe", "predict", "estimate" or similar terminology are used to identify forward-looking information. This forward-looking information is based on assumptions, estimates and analysis made in the light of the Company's experience and its perception of trends, current conditions and expected developments, as well as other factors that are believed by the Company to be reasonable and relevant in the circumstances. Forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from those predicted, expressed or implied by the forward-looking information. The forward-looking information is provided as of the date of this news release and the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise the forward-looking information to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required by law.

CONTACT: For further information, please contact: ShawCor Ltd. Gary Love Vice President, Finance and CFO Tel: 416-744-5818 Email: Website:

Source:ShawCor Ltd.