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Dec 11, 2014, 02:10 ET
Swaggart Brothers acquired by Wood Group.

Wood Group expands US construction capabilities with acquisition of Swaggart Brothers

 Wood Group has acquired Swaggart Brothers (Swaggart), an Oregon-based provider of civil construction and fabrication services to the US oil...

Dec 11, 2014, 02:05 ET

Wood Group secures major BP contract

Wood Group has been awarded a five year contract with an estimated value of $750million from BP. Under the contract Wood Group PSN (WGPSN), will...

Dec 03, 2014, 02:00 ET

Wood Group Mustang signs agreement with Century 3 for project delivery in China

 Wood Group Mustang has signed a memorandum of understanding with Century 3, a Shanghai, China-based engineering, construction and...

Nov 20, 2014, 02:05 ET
Wood Group CFO Alan Semple will retire in May 2015.  He will be succeeded by David Kemp, CFO of Wood Group PSN.

Changes to Wood Group senior management team

 Alan Semple, chief financial officer (CFO) has advised the board that he intends to retire and step down from his current...

Nov 19, 2014, 02:00 ET
Wood Group PSN will continue its provision of engineering, procurement and construction services to the Hibernia platform.

WGPSN secures contract extension on Hibernia in Canada

 Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) will continue its provision of engineering, procurement and construction services to the Hibernia...

Oct 16, 2014, 03:00 ET
Peterhead Power Station. Image courtesy of Scottish and Southern Energy.

Wood Group Kenny awarded subsea pipeline FEED contract for carbon capture and storage project

 Wood Group Kenny has been awarded the front end engineering design (FEED) for the subsea and pipeline element of the Peterhead Carbon Capture...

Oct 14, 2014, 03:00 ET

Wood Group Mustang selected to provide engineering services for Statoil Snorre C platform

 Wood Group Mustang has been awarded the pre-front-end engineering design (pre-FEED) contract by Statoil for the proposed Snorre C tension...

Sep 09, 2014, 02:00 ET
Wood Group logo. (PRNewsFoto/Wood Group)

Wood Group PSN signs new Australian contract

Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has secured a contract with Woodside in Western Australia which boosts Wood Group's maintenance and brownfield project...

Aug 27, 2014, 02:00 ET
Nina Schofield, Head of Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) at Wood Group. (PRNewsFoto/Wood Group)

Wood Group Welcomes Nina Schofield As Head Of Health, Safety, Security And Environment

Wood Group has appointed Nina Schofield to the position of Group head of health, safety, security and environment (HSSE), with responsibility for...

Aug 26, 2014, 02:00 ET

Wood Group Kenny wins two contracts with Petrobras in Brazil

 Wood Group Kenny (WGK) has won two contracts with a total value of over $2 million with Brazilian operator Petrobras.  In the first,...

Aug 26, 2014, 02:00 ET

O Wood Group Kenny assina dois contratos com a Petrobras no Brasil

 O Wood Group Kenny (WGK) assinou dois contratos, totalizando mais de US$ 2 milhões com a operadora brasileira Petrobras.  No...

Jun 17, 2014, 09:00 ET
Martin McIntyre, Head of Legal, Wood Group. (PRNewsFoto/Wood Group)

Wood Group appoints Martin McIntyre to Group head of Legal

Wood Group has promoted Martin McIntyre to the position of Group head of Legal, with responsibility for managing Wood Group's legal function...

Jun 03, 2014, 02:00 ET

Wood Group Kenny awarded major subsea contract for stage 2 of Shah Deniz development

 Wood Group Kenny (WGK) has been awarded a £36 million call-off contract, for 2014, with BP Azerbaijan under their 2007 Global...

May 05, 2014, 02:00 ET

Wood Group Delivers Engineering Services For Vital Subsea Well Control Project

 Wood Group is proud to have delivered engineering support to the Subsea Well Response Project (SWRP), a joint industry project to further...

Apr 24, 2014, 02:00 ET

Wood Group GTS awarded $12M operations & maintenance contract by Apex Bethel Energy Center

 Wood Group GTS and Apex Bethel Energy Center, LLC ("Apex") have signed a three-year operations & maintenance (O&M) agreement for the...

Apr 22, 2014, 08:00 ET

Wood Group GTS awarded multiple LM6000 icon control system upgrades

 Wood Group GTS has been awarded a contract by SOWEGA Power LLC to replace two obsolete and proprietary Woodward Netcon 5000 turbine control...

Apr 15, 2014, 02:00 ET

Wood Group expands operator training and simulation capabilities with acquisition of Cape Software

Wood Group has acquired Cape Software ("Cape"), a Texas provider of simulation software and services for operator training and logic validation for...

Apr 09, 2014, 02:00 ET

Wood Group GTS awarded over $4 million of maintenance services on multiple steam turbines

 Wood Group GTS has completed two steam turbine major inspections and received awards for three additional steam turbine outages from five US...

Apr 01, 2014, 02:00 ET
Barry Bauhuis, president Sunstone Projects Ltd.  (PRNewsFoto/Wood Group)

Wood Group enhances Canadian pipeline engineering capability with acquisition of Sunstone

Wood Group has acquired Sunstone Projects Ltd. ("Sunstone") of Calgary, Alberta, Canada for C$14.5 million. Sunstone is a pipeline consulting...

Apr 01, 2014, 02:00 ET

Wood Group enhances Canadian pipeline engineering capability with acquisition of Sunstone

Wood Group has acquired Sunstone Projects Ltd. ("Sunstone") of Calgary, Alberta, Canada for C$14.5 million. Sunstone is a pipeline consulting...