HOUSTON, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group Mustang has been awarded a contract by The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) to provide services for construction of approximately 140 miles of ethane, ethylene, propane and propylene pipelines, associated interconnections, and station modifications between Dow Texas Operations in Freeport, Texas, and facilities at Mt. Belvieu, Texas. The pipelines and station upgrades are part of construction for a world-class ethylene unit, previously announced as part of Dow's comprehensive plan to further connect its US operations with cost-advantaged feedstocks available from increasing supplies of US shale gas.
John Ellison, president of Wood Group Mustang's Pipeline Business Unit, stated, "We are proud that Dow recognized the differentiators that set Wood Group Mustang apart from our competitors and is entrusting us with the responsibility of executing this prestigious project. We will endeavor to maintain this trust."
Wood Group Mustang will provide engineering, field services and construction management on the project through its Houston and Angleton, Texas offices. Wood Group Mustang has previously provided a full spectrum of services for Dow's pipeline assets, including support for the company's Texas pipeline integrity program. Following completion of front-end loading (FEL) in 2012, detailed design for the project began in February 2013. Completion is scheduled for late 2016.Wood Group Mustang is a global project management, engineering, procurement, and construction operations company serving the upstream oil and gas, refining and chemicals, pipeline, automation and control, and industrial markets. Wood Group Mustang has offices in North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa. For more information, visit www.mustangeng.com. Wood Group is an international energy services company with around $7bn sales, employing about 43,000 people worldwide and operating in 50 countries. The Group has three businesses – Wood Group Engineering, Wood Group PSN and Wood Group GTS - providing a range of engineering, production support, maintenance management and industrial gas turbine overhaul and repair services to the oil & gas, and power generation industries worldwide. www.woodgroup.com SOURCE Wood Group Mustang