Flint Transfield Services commences Suncor Energy contract

    CALGARY, Aug. 27 /CNW/ - Flint Transfield Services Ltd. (FT Services)
announced today that it has commenced work on its asset management and
maintenance services contract with Suncor Energy.
    This work is being provided by an FT Services operating division -
Transfield Asset Management Services. On day one, more than 100 FT Services
employees began working at Suncor Energy's oil sands site in Fort McMurray,
    Mr Joseph Sadatmehr, CEO North America for Transfield Services Ltd. and
President (Acting) of FT Services, said today: "This is an historic moment as
the first day that FT Services and Suncor Energy begin working together in a
unique strategic relationship, integrating all asset maintenance planning and
    Over the last six months, FT Services has been working closely with
Suncor Energy to ensure a smooth transition of site-wide maintenance, third
party contract maintenance, plant turn-around, and sustaining capital projects
to Transfield Asset Management Services.
    The five year, C$1 billion asset management contract with Suncor Energy
announced in March this year, also involves FT Services working at Suncor's
Firebag facilities at the end of September and at the refinery in Sarnia,
Ontario in the first quarter of 2008.
    This work will be delivered with engineering partners Colt Engineering
Corporation and scaffolders, ThyssenKrupp Safway.

    Flint Transfield Services Ltd. was formed in September 2006 by Transfield
Services Ltd (Transfield Services) and Flint Energy Services Ltd (Flint) to
capture growing asset management and maintenance opportunities in the North
American oil sands industry. FT Services and its operating entities bring
together Transfield Services' leading experience in asset management and
maintenance of complex systems and technologies together with Flint's
extensive North American hydrocarbons expertise. www.ft-serv.com

    Transfield Services Ltd. is a leading global provider of operations,
maintenance, and asset and project management services. In addition, it owns,
operates, and maintains major infrastructure assets. Transfield Services has
more than 23,000 employees working across Australia, New Zealand, the United
States, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, South East Asia, India, and Canada.
The Company operates across diverse industries including: mining and process;
hydrocarbons; roads; rail and public transport; water; power;
telecommunications; facilities management; and defence. Transfield Services
Limited is publicly listed in Australia and included in the S&P/ASX 200 with a
turnover of more than A$2 billion. www.transfieldservices.com

    Flint Energy Services Ltd. is a market leader providing an expanding
range of integrated products and services for the oil and gas industry
including: production services; facility infrastructure; oilfield
transportation; tubular management services; process equipment design and
manufacturing; and plant maintenance. Flint provides this unique breadth of
products and services through over 60 strategic locations in the oil and gas
producing areas of western North America, from Inuvik in the Northwest
Territories to Mission, Texas on the Mexican border. Flint is a preferred
provider of infrastructure construction management, module fabrication, and
maintenance services for upgrading and production facilities in Alberta's fast
growing oil sands sector. Flint Energy Services Ltd. is a publicly traded
company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "FES".

For further information:

For further information: Media Enquiries: Peter Bell, Vice President,
Strategy and Development, FT Services, Ph: (403) 265-9033, Cell: (403)
470-0881, Email: bellp@ft-serv.com; Peter Massey, Vice President Finance and
Administration, FT Services, Ph: (403) 265-9033, Cell: (403) 978-5978, Email:

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