Willbros Reports One Hostage Freed

Nine Foreign Oil Workers Abducted
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Willbros Group has confirmed the release today of one worker taken hostage on February 18th from a Willbros vessel working in Nigeria. The freed worker, American Macon Hawkins, had been held for eleven days by separatists in Nigeria. Willbros reported that the Company has made arrangements for him to rejoin his family in Texas.

The Company thanked the authorities and other parties with which it worked closely to secure the safe return of this employee and is continuing to support the efforts to secure the safe return of its remaining personnel.


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