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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...

Mar 26, 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...

Mar 19, 2014, 07:50 ET
Courses at Wood Group's new 16,000 square foot HSE and technical competency training center in Kenedy, Texas, will help to ensure knowledgeable personnel and a safe environment in the Eagle Ford shale region. The center includes a 300-person capacity training room, an instrumentation and electrical (I&E) lab, a computer-based training (CBT) lab.  The facility also features an outside pad with a tank battery and an area with buried pipe for pipeline finding.  (PRNewsFoto/Wood Group)

Wood Group opens new HSE and technical competency training center in Eagle Ford region of south Texas

Wood Group has opened a 16,000 square foot training facility in Kenedy, Texas, where educational programs for Eagle Ford shale workers will focus...

Feb 13, 2014, 08:35 ET

Wood Group GTS awarded gas turbine major inspection

 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...

Feb 05, 2014, 11:08 ET

City of Austin awards Wood Group GTS with $1.4M multiple LM6000 controls upgrades

 Wood Group GTS has been awarded a $1.4M contract by the City of Austin to replace four obsolete and proprietary GE Millennium turbine...

Jan 23, 2014, 02:00 ET
Wood Group GTS Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Wood Group GTS)

Wood Group GTS awarded $7M, 13-year Frame 7EA agreement

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...