Subsea UK Names JP Kenny 'Company of the Year'

Wood Group has been honored as a leader in the expanding business of subsea engineering by Subsea UK, a national industry organization established to promote the sector and maximize its opportunities globally.

JP Kenny, the Wood Group subsidiary specializing in subsea and pipeline engineering, was presented with the Company of the Year 2007 award in Aberdeen by Subsea UK chief executive David Pridden.

Pridden said: "J P Kenny is an outstanding subsea company and fully met the criteria of significant growth in the last year, national and international profile and reputation, recognized business and technical excellence. They also demonstrated commitment to staff development and training."

Gerwyn Williams, Group Managing Director, said:

"This prestigious award recognizes the efforts of our 1,000 J P Kenny employees who have maintained our standards of technical excellence in an expanding subsea market.

"In 2006 we were leading many of the world's most challenging subsea and pipeline projects, including BP's deepwater program in Angola, Chevron's Gorgon project offshore Australia and the 3,000 deep Galsi pipeline linking Algeria to Italy."

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