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11 Dec, 2014, 02:10 ET 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...


11 Dec, 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...


03 Dec, 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...


20 Nov, 2014, 02:05 ET 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...


16 Oct, 2014, 03:00 ET 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...


09 Sep, 2014, 02:00 ET 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...


27 Aug, 2014, 02:00 ET 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...


03 Jun, 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...


05 May, 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...


15 Apr, 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...


01 Apr, 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...


01 Apr, 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...


26 Mar, 2014, 03:00 ET Wood Group joint venture to provide construction management services to largest LNG producer in the Americas

 Neal & Massy Wood Group (NMWG) has been awarded a master services agreement (MSA) to deliver construction services to Atlantic LNG Company...


13 Nov, 2013, 08:00 ET Wood Group continues investment in arctic technology development

 Wood Group has renewed its sponsorship of the Wood Group Chair of Arctic and Harsh Environment Engineering at Memorial University of...


11 Nov, 2013, 02:00 ET Wood Group enhances US shale exposure with acquisition of Elkhorn

Wood Group has agreed to acquire Elkhorn Holdings Inc. ("Elkhorn"), a Wyoming-based provider of construction services for midstream oil & gas...


09 Oct, 2013, 17:20 ET Wood Group and Siemens form joint venture to create global integrated rotating equipment service provider

 John Wood Group PLC ("Wood Group" or the "Group") is an international energy services company employing over 43,000 people worldwide and...


04 Sep, 2013, 01:00 ET A round-up of Wood Group's growth in US onshore shale work

Wood Group's activities to support oil & gas production from shale fields in the US are growing, with annualized revenue totaling approximately...


27 Aug, 2013, 01:00 ET Wood Group GTS launches maintenance services for Solar Mars and Siemens Tornado and Typhoon gas turbines

 Wood Group GTS has expanded its gas turbine service line and now offers maintenance, repair and overhaul for Solar® Mars® and...


09 Jul, 2013, 02:00 ET Wood Group Gulf of Mexico contracts valued at $550 million

 Wood Group's business in the Gulf of Mexico is robust, with annualized revenue in the region totaling more than $550 million. Activity is...


02 Apr, 2013, 02:00 ET Wood Group GTS awarded turbine generator upgrade by Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Wood Group GTS was awarded an $11.2m contract to re-rate one of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's (LADWP's) Hitachi hydro turbine...


13 Feb, 2013, 06:00 ET Wood Group GTS completes LM6000 controls upgrade for Jonesboro, Ark City Water and Light

Wood Group GTS has upgraded the controls system on a GE LM6000 gas turbine at Jonesboro, Arkansas, City Water and Light's (CWL) northwest...


07 Feb, 2013, 02:00 ET TransCanada Turbines commissions state of the art engine test facility for GE LM6000 series gas turbines

 TransCanada Turbines (TCT), a joint venture between TransCanada Corporation and Wood Group GTS, has completed construction and commissioning...


30 Oct, 2012, 03:00 ET Wood Group Awarded Multi-Million Pound Contract for Major UK Offshore Wind Farm

 Wood Group has been awarded a £17 million management contract to fabricate, install, commission, operate and maintain two weather...


27 Sep, 2012, 17:19 ET Wood Group GTS Introduces LM6000 control system upgrade

 Wood Group GTS has released its newest control system upgrade for GE LM6000 gas turbines. This integrated solution replaces the original...


25 Sep, 2012, 13:58 ET ODL secures Shell Olympus work

 ODL has been awarded a contract by Shell Offshore Inc ("Shell") to develop customized eLearning and competence solutions for its Olympus...