Alliance Engineering Sets Up Shop in Marcellus Region

Wood Group's Alliance Engineering has opened an office in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania to service the Marcellus shale and has hired Jim Albitz as its general manager to run this office. 

In his new role Jim will be responsible for growing the office as Alliance expands its business in the Marcellus shale region and other areas. Jim has over 30 years of experience in the energy industry with extensive experience in project management, engineering and construction management, most involving projects in the Marcellus area. Jim comes to Alliance with a track record of success, having managed millions of dollars of compression, pipeline and storage projects in the Marcellus region. Jim holds a Bachelors of Science in civil engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

"Jim is a great addition to our team and we couldn't imagine a better fit for us in the Marcellus shale region," said Edmund Lunde, president of Alliance.

"Jim's leadership and expertise in planning and executing onshore projects in this expanding market will help improve our customers' competitive position in the market place. We are very excited to bring Jim on board and look forward to continuing our growth in the region."