Willbros Purchases Barge for West African Marine Work

Tuesday, September 18, 2001
Willbros Group Inc. subsidiary, Willbros West Africa Inc., has added to its available offshore fleet with the completion of the purchase and refitting of the WB 82. The WB 82 is a 100 ton derrick/work barge, 78.8 meters (256 feet) in length overall (LOA), with an 8 point anchor system and accommodations for up to 135 persons. The WB 82 will join the WB 318 combination derrick/lay barge and the M/V Eros support vessel in providing comprehensive construction services to the Nigerian offshore market, with the current backlog assignment expected to last through the second quarter of 2002. Michael F. Curran, president and COO, said, "This addition to our fleet of marine equipment will allow us to be even more responsive to the market for marine hook-up, rehabilitation and lift services in the shallow waters offshore Nigeria, a country where we have been active since 1962. We will continue to provide equipment and services as the market demands." Willbros Group Inc. is one of the leading independent contractors serving the oil and gas industry, providing construction, engineering and other specialty oilfield-related services to industry and government entities worldwide.

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