WOOD GROUP (JOHN) PLC: Director/PDMR Shareholding

John Wood Group PLC ("Company") 


    NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS

DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

In accordance with DTR 3.1.2R, on 27 March 2013 the Company awarded shares to
directors of the Company, under the terms of the Wood Group Long Term Incentive
Plan ("LTIP") and was informed of the transactions noted below.

The LTIP awards to each director were divided into shares for immediate release
and restricted shares ("restricted shares").

The restricted shares will be held by the Trustee of the Wood Group Employee
Share Trust for a period of two years. During that period, the directors will
have a beneficial interest in those shares. The restricted shares shall only be
transferred to the respective director at the end of the two year period if the
terms of the restriction are met. The restriction terms are set out in the LTIP
Rules and include continuing employment with the Company.

Details of the respective awards and subsequent transactions are as follows:

Allister G Langlands

  * awarded 39,908 restricted shares, being 0.011% of the issued share capital
    of the Company;
      * awarded 159,633 shares for immediate release, being 0.043% of the issued
    share capital of the Company;
      * 149,633 shares, being 0.04% of the issued share capital of the Company,


were sold on the London Stock Exchange on 27 March 2013 at a price of 
£8.65 


    per share;
      * 10,000 shares, being 0.003% of the issued share capital of the Company were
    transferred off market at nil consideration on 27 March 2013 to Willowasset
    Limited. Mr Langlands ceases to have any interest in the shares
    transferred.


Following these transactions, Mr Langlands holds 498,414 ordinary shares
representing 0.134% of the issued share capital of the Company, of which
389,763 shares are held directly and 108,651 restricted shares are held with a
beneficial interest only. Mr Langlands also holds 40,000 share options. 
Bob Keiller 
* awarded 4,261 restricted shares, being 0.001% of the issued share capital 


    of the Company;
      * awarded 17,042 shares for immediate release, being 0.005% of the issued
    share capital of the Company;
      * 8,880 shares, being 0.002% of the issued share capital of the Company, were
    sold on the London Stock Exchange on 27 March 2013 at a price of £8.65 per
    share.


Following these transactions, Mr Keiller holds 1,582,144 ordinary shares
representing 0.424% of the issued share capital of the Company, of which
1,577,883 shares are held directly and 4,261 restricted shares are held with a
beneficial interest only. Mr Keiller also has a non-beneficial interest in
392,423 ordinary shares representing 0.105% of the issued share capital of the
Company and holds no share options. 
Alan G Semple 
* awarded 29,604 restricted shares, being 0.008% of the issued share capital 


    of the Company;
      * awarded 118,414 shares for immediate release, being 0.032% of the issued
    share capital of the Company;
      * 118,414 shares, being 0.032% of the issued share capital of the Company,


were sold on the London Stock Exchange on 27 March 2013 at a price of 
£8.65 


    per share;
      * 250,000 shares, being 0.067% of the issued share capital of the Company,
    were sold on the London Stock Exchange on 22 and 25 March 2013 at an
    average price of £8.40 per share.


Following these transactions, Mr Semple holds 382,708 ordinary shares
representing 0.103% of the issued share capital of the Company, of which
297,031 shares are held directly and 85,677 restricted shares are held with a
beneficial interest only. Mr Semple also holds 40,000 share options. 
Mark S Dobler 
* awarded 2,970 restricted shares, being 0.0008% of the issued share capital 


    of the Company;
      * awarded 11,878 shares for immediate release, being 0.003% of the issued
    share capital of the Company;
      * 11,878 shares, being 0.003% of the issued share capital of the Company,


were sold on the London Stock Exchange on 27 March 2013 at a price of 
£8.65 
per share. 
Following these transactions, Mr Dobler holds 14,634 ordinary shares
representing 0.004% of the issued share capital of the Company, of which 146
shares are held directly and 14,488 restricted shares are held with a
beneficial interest only. Mr Dobler also holds 55,000 share options. 
Mike Straughen 
* awarded 25,358 restricted shares, being 0.007% of the issued share capital 


    of the Company;
      * awarded 101,434 shares for immediate release, being 0.027% of the issued
    share capital of the Company;
      * 52,852 shares, being 0.14% of the issued share capital of the Company, were
    sold on the London Stock Exchange on 27 March 2013 at a price of £8.65 per
    share.


Following these transactions, Mr Straughen holds 169,788 ordinary shares
representing 0.045% of the issued share capital of the Company, of which
100,750 shares are held directly and 69,038 restricted shares are held with a
beneficial interest only. Mr Straughen also holds 40,000 share options. 
Robin Watson 
* awarded 4,971 restricted shares, being 0.001% of the issued share capital 


    of the Company;
      * awarded 19,883 shares for immediate release, being 0.005% of the issued
    share capital of the Company.


Following these transactions, Mr Watson holds 24,854 ordinary shares
representing 0.006% of the issued share capital of the Company, of which 19,883
shares are held directly and 4,971 restricted shares are held with a beneficial
interest only. Mr Watson also holds 80,000 share options. 
The Company's issued capital consists of 373,175,384 ordinary shares with
voting rights. 
Notification authorised by: 
ROBBIE M B BROWN 
COMPANY SECRETARY 
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