J P Kenny Grows to 100 Employees in Houston

J P Kenny Inc., the subsea and pipeline specialist subsidiary of international energy services company John Wood Group PLC, has now in excess of 100 employees in its Houston office. This figure contributes to JPK's current total of over 700 employees worldwide. JPK's commitment to its core values of performance, people and safety have played a major role in achieving this milestone number.

JPK has built its employee base in Houston to support work on a number of projects around the world. Current and recent projects include major subsea tie-back programs in the Gulf of Mexico, conceptual work in Africa, Asia-Pacific, and South America.

"This employee growth demonstrates the confidence that customers have placed in JPK in Houston and around the world," said Alan Brackenridge, president of JPK in Houston. "We have become a significant player in the industry by bringing value to the client, and as a result their repeat business can be supported by a strong employee base."

Wood Group is an international energy services company with $2.8bn sales, employing more than 16,000 people worldwide and operating in 40 countries. The Group has three businesses—Engineering & Production Facilities, Well Support, and Gas Turbine Services—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.

J P Kenny, one of the world's leading independent subsea and pipeline organizations, operates from seven locations worldwide and provides its clients with solutions that range from the planning stage through to procurement, fabrication, construction management, commissioning and operations support services. J P Kenny operates within the Wood Group Engineering & Production Facilities Division.