Willbros Awarded Four New Projects

Willbros Group Inc. announced that subsidiary companies have been awarded four new projects. Willbros Engineers Inc., Tulsa, Okla., has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for approximately 17 miles of dual water pipeline for an 810 MW natural gas-fueled power generating facility to be built near Columbus, Miss. by Caledonia Generating LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cogentrix Energy Inc. of Charlotte, N.C. Work will commence this month, and the project is scheduled to be completed by September, 2002. Rogers & Phillips Inc., Houston, has been awarded a construction contract to install 21.5 miles of 12-inch products pipeline in St. Martin Parish, La. for Enterprise Products. The pipeline will transport petroleum products from Catahoula, La. in an easterly direction to the Atchafalaya River. Work is currently underway and is expected to be completed in December, 2001. A Willbros subsidiary in Maracaibo, Venezuela, Constructora CAMSA, C.A., has been awarded an assignment to support the Jusepin Field Development for Total. The work includes fabrication and construction of flowlines, installation of fiber optic cable and cathodic protection systems, and civil, electrical and instrumentation work. The contract term is for the remainder of 2001, all of 2002 with an option for 2003. In Oman, The Oman Construction Company was awarded a contract by Petroleum Development Oman to construct 16.8 miles of 8-inch flowline from Natih to the Fahud pump station. This project is underway and is planned to be completed by the end of November 2001.