Wood Group Supporting Marine Well Containment Company
HOUSTON, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Wood Group, the international energy services company, has been granted two contracts by Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC), the not-for-profit, independent company committed to improving capabilities for containing a deepwater well control incident in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Wood Group companies Wood Group PSN and Mustang will provide technical support services for MWCC’s containment system to be used in the event of a deepwater well control incident in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
Wood Group PSN is helping MWCC enhance plans and procedures to maintain MWCC’s interim containment system equipment. Mustang is assisting MWCC in the analysis of drillship oil & gas processing equipment. Mustang will conduct steady state and transient modeling of subsea equipment, evaluate hydrate condition and mitigation, and develop process simulation modules.
“Our offshore resources must be produced safely and reliably. This industry-wide initiative to develop an effective, response containment system is a key component to safeguard the U.S. Gulf of Mexico,” said Bob Keiller, CEO of Wood Group PSN.
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Wood Group is an international energy services company with $5.5bn sales, employing more than 35,000 people worldwide and operating in 50 countries. The Group has three businesses – Engineering, Wood Group PSN and Gas Turbine Services – 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
Wood Group PSN is a global provider of pre-operations, hook up & commissioning, operations & maintenance, engineering, construction, project management, training and decommissioning services to the energy industry. Employing 24,000 people in more than 35 countries, Wood Group PSN offers high integrity, brownfield services that support customers to optimise performance, maintain production, reduce operating costs and provide integrity assurance www.psnworld.com
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. A Wood Group company, Mustang has offices in the United States, United Kingdom, India, Malaysia, West Africa and the Middle East. www.mustangeng.com
Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) is a not-for-profit, independent organization committed to improving capabilities for containing a potential future underwater well control incident in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Membership is open to all oil and gas operators in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. For more information about MWCC, please visit http://www.marinewellcontainment.com
SOURCE Wood Group