Willbros wins pair of transmission contracts in Texas

Two units of Willbros Group's Utility T&D segment won transmission construction projects in Texas.

Willbros T&D was awarded a contract by New Braunfels Utilities to remove 3.1 miles of existing line and install about 3.8 miles of new line. The project is scheduled to begin in February and will be completed by the end of May.

Additionally, Xcel Energy Services Inc., on behalf of its operating company, Southwestern Public Service Co., awarded Chapman Construction, a division of Willbros, the first 104 miles of a 200 mile single circuit 345-kV transmission line project in the Texas Panhandle.

Construction on the project is scheduled to commence towards the end of the second quarter with wire installation in the last half of 2013.

Willbros Group, Inc. is an independent contractor serving the oil, gas, power, refining and petrochemical industries, providing engineering, construction, turnaround, maintenance, life-cycle extension services and facilities development and operations services to industry and government entities worldwide.

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