Willbros CEO Curran to Step Down



Willbros Group, Inc. announced that Michael F. Curran, currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, has elected to retire and has entered into a consulting agreement to provide his expertise to the Company for a period of two years, beginning January 1, 2007.

Willbros announced in June 2006 that Randy Harl would succeed Mr. Curran as CEO beginning January 1, 2007. Mr. Curran will remain as Chairman of the Board of Willbros Group, Inc.

With over 44 years of experience, Mr. Curran is one of the most experienced executives in the global pipeline construction industry. He has participated in many of the advances in technology and process developed by the industry and in the opening of new markets in the past 30 years, including frontier projects in Saudi Arabia, the Alaskan arctic and north and west Africa. He will provide to Willbros a broad range of consulting services including business development, operations reviews and interface with the investment community.

Willbros Group, Inc. is an independent contractor serving the oil, gas and power industries, providing construction, engineering and other specialty oilfield-related services to industry and government entities worldwide.

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