Shawcor Provides Update on Outstanding Pipe Coating Bids

TORONTO, July 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shawcor Ltd. (TSX:SCL) is providing an update on two large pipe coating projects that it has recently bid.

The Company is announcing today that it has been awarded a conditional contract with a value in excess of C$300 million from Infraestructura Marina del Golfo (IMG), a Mexican company majority-owned by TransCanada Corporation and partially owned by IEnova, for pipeline coating for the CFE Sur de Texas – Tuxpan gas pipeline project, a 690 km offshore pipeline that will run from the USA/Mexico international border near Brownsville, Texas to a location near Tuxpan, Mexico. The contract is expected to be finalized shortly and is scheduled to be executed from 2 coating plants in Altamira, Mexico and involves the application of concrete weight coating. Coating is expected to commence in early 2017 with completion expected by the end of 2017.

Shawcor is also announcing today that it does not expect to participate in the pipe coating for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project. Further information regarding the Nord Stream 2 project can be found on the Nord Stream 2 website (

Shawcor Ltd. is a global services company specializing in products and services for the pipeline and pipe services segment of the oil and gas industry and related products for the petrochemical and industrial market. The Company operates through a global network of fixed and mobile manufacturing and service facilities and is valued for its integrity, technology and proven capability to execute the most complex projects in its industry.

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.

For further information, please contact: Shawcor Ltd. Steve Orr President & CEO Tel: 416-744-5782 Email: Website:

Source: Shawcor Ltd.