Wood Group Appoints Management Personnel in Mexico

John Wood Group has appointed management personnel to positions in Mexico and established an additional presence in Ciudad del Carmen to provide Wood Group's range of engineering, production support, maintenance management, and well support services and products to the oil and gas industry in Mexico.

Joaquin Obregon has been appointed to the position of operations manager for Wood Group's Engineering and Production Facilities activities, with responsibility for business development and project management for engineering, operations and maintenance activities. During his 14-year career in operations and maintenance, Joaquin has managed a 200-unit gas compression fleet and served as operations superintendent for the Wood Group-managed, US$800million water injection and treatment project on Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela. He holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Universidad Central de Venezuela, in Caracas, Venezuela.

Lee Stanley ("Stan") Doggett is serving as operations manager for and providing business development support for Wood Group Logging Services. Stan brings 30 years of industry experience to this position, including international experience in cased hole logging, perforating and pipe recovery operations. He served previously as wireline manager – Venezuela for Tucker Energy Services, as Mexico country manager for Western Atlas/NL McCullough, and Eastern Hemisphere operations manager, based in Aberdeen, Scotland, for NL McCullough. Stan studied electronic technology at the University of Houston.

Wood Group Engineering and Production Facilities' and Wood Group Logging Services' operations in Mexico are based at the new Ciudad del Carmen office located at:

Avenida Periférica Norte # 7, entre calles 35B y 35C
Colonia Malibran, CP 24118
Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche, Mexico
Tel: +52 938 286 1236
+52 938 286 1237
+1 281 733 2219
FAX: +52 938 382 1234
Wood Group Pressure Control has appointed Rafael Garcia Fonseca to the position of general manager for its activities in Mexico. Rafael has 18 years of industry experience, and was previously employed in sales and service management positions with Vetco Gray de Mexico, O&G ABB Sistemas de México and FIP SA. Rafael earned a mechanical engineer degree from IPN in Mexico City, and is based in Mexico City. He can be reached by telephone at +52 55 1363 5032.

Luis Galicia has been assigned to the position of field service supervisor at Wood Group Pressure Control's Reynosa Service Center, in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Prior to joining Wood Group, Luis was employed by Vetco Gray de Mexico (FIP SA) as field service coordinator and was a service technician for Cameron de Mexico in the Burgos area. Luis is based at the Reynosa Service Center, which is located at:

Tarasco 202
Col. La Presa La Laguna
Cd. Reynosa, Tamipas, Mexico
Tel: +52 899 168 4370