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2014-05-05 04:20:46

ABERDEEN, United Kingdom, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group is proud to have delivered engineering support to the Subsea Well Response Project (SWRP), a joint industry project to further improve the prevention of, and response to, subsea well-control incidents. Contracted by Shell, on behalf of the SWRP team, Wood Group Kenny led the way and drew on the expertise of Wood Group Mustang and Wood Group PSN. The energy services company has been supporting the project since 2012,...

2014-04-15 04:20:20

HOUSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group has acquired Cape Software ("Cape"), a Texas provider of simulation software and services for operator training and logic validation for SCADA and DCS industrial control systems used by the oil & gas and other process-based industries. Cape will become part of the MSi Kenny Products business within Wood Group Kenny. Cape's revenue for the year to December 31, 2013 was around $5 million. Cape's VP Link® software product, used to...

2014-04-01 04:20:27

HOUSTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Wood Group has acquired Sunstone Projects Ltd. ("Sunstone") of Calgary, Alberta, Canada for C$14.5 million. Sunstone is a pipeline consulting company providing engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services to clients in the Canadian oil & gas industry. Sunstone generated sales of approximately C$21 million in 2013 and employs approximately 70 people. Sunstone will be rebranded as Wood Group Mustang and operate within...

2014-03-19 08:22:44

HOUSTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group has opened a 16,000 square foot training facility in Kenedy, Texas, where educational programs for Eagle Ford shale workers will focus on health, safety, and environment (HSE) and technical competency. The center includes a 300-person capacity training room, an instrumentation and electrical (I&E) lab, a computer-based training (CBT) lab, and a board room. The facility also has an outside pad with a tank battery and an area...

2014-02-13 08:24:53

HOUSTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has secured a contract to perform a major inspection of an ABB Type 11N gas turbine at a combined cycle plant in Orlando, Florida. The contract scope includes provision of labor and site supervision for disassembling, cleaning and inspecting critical turbine components; fitting of new replacement parts; and recommissioning of the gas turbine and related equipment. The plant maintenance supervisor said, "Wood Group GTS has a great...

2014-01-23 04:20:19

Contract follows completion of $5M field services inspection project HOUSTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has been awarded a long-term contract by Rockland Capital to provide maintenance services for two GE Frame 7EA gas turbines at the company's 225MW Eagle Point Power Generation facility in Westville, New Jersey. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130305/MM71988LOGO) Wood Group GTS' solution will provide Eagle Point with parts, repairs, field services,...


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