Breaking News

Tweet TWEET

WOOD GROUP (JOHN) PLC: Re Contract

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
          Wood Group Mustang awarded detailed engineering for               
                  Ivar Aasen Platform, Offshore Norway                       
HOUSTON, February 11, 2013 - Wood Group Mustang has been awarded the topsides
detailed engineering and design of an offshore oil & gas production facility
that will be operated by Det norske. The facility will be located in the Ivar
Aasen field, which is in the North Sea Norwegian Sector. The contract was
awarded to Wood Group Mustang by SMOE, the Singapore-based engineering,
procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the project. 
The facility will be located in 112 meters (367 feet) of water The topsides is
scheduled to have an approximate dry weight of 13,700 tonnes, including flare
and 70-bed living quarters. This significant award will require peak staff of
approximately 200 people, and the project will be performed in the London and
Kuala Lumpur offices of Wood Group Mustang, with London taking the lead role. 
Steve Knowles, president of Wood Group Mustang, commented, "Receiving news of
this project award was extremely gratifying. We are looking forward to starting
work on Det norske's first major facility and developing an excellent
relationship with them, in addition to enhancing our existing relationship with
SMOE." 
                                 -end-                                      
Wood Group Mustang is a global project management, engineering, procurement,
and construction operations company serving the upstream oil and gas, refining
and chemicals, pipeline, automation and control, and industrial markets. Wood
Group Mustang has offices in North America, South America, Europe, Middle East,
Asia & Africa. For more information, visit www.mustangeng.com. 
Wood Group is an international energy services company with $6bn sales,
employing more than 42,000 people worldwide and operating in 50 countries. The
Group has three businesses - Engineering, Wood Group PSN and Wood Group GTS -
providing a range of engineering, production support, maintenance management
and industrial gas turbine overhaul and repair services to the oil & gas, and
power generation industries worldwide. www.woodgroup.com 
For further information contact: 
Dena Lee, Director - Communications, Wood Group Mustang 
Tel: +1 713 215 8315, email: dena.lee@mustangeng.com 
Pauline Morrice, Senior Corporate Communications Advisor, Wood Group
Tel: +44 (0) 1224 373009, email: Pauline.morrice@woodgroup.com 
END 
-0- Feb/11/2013 07:00 GMT