Albert-Garaudy Changes Name

Heerema Fabrication Group has changed the name of Albert-Garaudy Consulting Engineers effective May 1, 2007, to HFG Engineering US.

HFG Engineering US, with offices in Houston, Texas, and Metairie, La., is uniquely positioned to provide engineering services that incorporate critical fabrication and operations criteria in project development.

"Heerema is a well established name in the offshore industry", said Glenn Garaudy, President of HFG Engineering US. "The Heerema brand stands for innovation and the highest standard of quality, safety and professionalism, and also for an unrelenting dedication to helping clients be more successful. The Heerema name is a source of pride for everyone in our organization, and is the new name with which we will present ourselves to the market."

Jan-Pieter Klaver, CEO of Heerema Fabrication Group, continued: "The name change will support our goal to leverage our strength to offer clients total solutions and to further expand our activities to new market areas.

"Heerema Fabrication Group is able to offer clients innovative engineering and fabrication solutions from conceptual design to final fabrication and delivery. The know-how and experience of our people in combination with our widely recognized engineering and project management expertise ensures execution of EPC(I) contracts on-time and within budget."

Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) is headquartered in Zwijndrecht, the Netherlands. HFG offers engineering and construction solutions for structures to the global oil & gas industry through efficient EPC(I) management capabilities with the highest regard to safety and environmental issues. HFG owns three fabrication yards, two of which are situated in the Netherlands (Zwijndrecht and Vlissingen) and one in the United Kingdom (Hartlepool). HFG also owns a multi-disciplined consulting engineering company with offices in the U.S.A. (Metairie and Houston). Heerema Fabrication Group employs more than 1,100 people and is a Heerema Group company.