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Willbros executes pipeline and facilities contracts

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Willbros Group, Inc. announced its oil and gas segment has executed pipeline and facilities contracts valued at US$30 million and has also received a limited notice-to-proceed award which, upon finalisation of the contract, has an estimated total value of US$71 million. In addition, its Utility T&D segment has finalised extensions of existing master service agreements (MSA’s) valued at approximately US$13 million.

Approximately US$20 million of these awards were additions to second quarter 2017 backlog while the remaining US$94 million are anticipated to be third quarter 2017 backlog additions. This work consists of:

  • The facilities business unit has received a limited notice-to-proceed award to install various manifolds, connect piping and complete necessary tie-ins in southeast Texas. Work has commenced under the notice-to-proceed cap of US$19 million, pending finalisation of the contract, and is anticipated to be completed near the end of the year.
  • A contract to construct one additional booster station in the Midwest, bringing the project total to six. Construction of the booster stations will be completed by the second quarter of 2018.
  • A US$15 million contract to construct approximately 15 miles of 12 in. pipeline in the northeast. Work has commenced in the third quarter of 2017 with completion expected by the end of the year.
  • The Lineal business unit has won small diameter jobs in the Marcellus/Utica area valued at approximately US$12 million.
  • The WTD East business unit executed one year MSA contract extensions with a key client.

Mike Fournier, President and CEO, said: “This work, coupled with the US$50 million in awards announced last month, provides us with better visibility in our oil and gas segment for the remainder of the year. We continue to have solid visibility in our Utility T&D segment while the Canadian market remains challenging.”

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