Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced that its Canadian unit, Willbros Canada, has executed a contract to perform construction of "Spread C" for Pembina Pipeline Corporation's Nipisi & Mitsue Pipeline Projects.
In addition to the recent Pembina award for construction of six (6) pump stations, Willbros will also construct approximately 90 km of dual 20 inch and 8 inch pipeline near Slave Lake, Alberta.
Construction is scheduled to begin in December, and the pipeline is expected to be in service in mid-2011. The two pipelines will expand Pembina's operating system in the vicinity of Whitecourt, Swan Hills, Slave Lake and north to the existing Nipisi Terminal.
Randy Harl, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are pleased to have another opportunity to work for Pembina in support of their heavy oil pipeline transportation capacity expansion efforts. We have seen marked improvement in the Canadian hydrocarbon market and we look forward to delivering superior quality and value to Pembina."