Mustang serving growing automation business in South

Houston, TX—Mustang Engineering, an independent services provider to the global oil, gas, chemical, and manufacturing industries and a subsidiary of international energy company John Wood Group, is expanding its Mustang Automation and Control business (MAC) into Greenville, S.C., to support the company’s growth in the region.
By Control Engineering Staff August 23, 2007

Houston, TX Mustang Engineering , an independent services provider to the global oil, gas, chemical, and manufacturing industries and a subsidiary of international energy company John Wood Group, is expanding its Mustang Automation and Control business (MAC) into Greenville, S.C., to support the company’s growth in the region. MAC is a provider of engineering, integration, and implementation services for automation, control, and information systems to the upstream oil and gas, refining, and chemical industries. With the move into Greenville, the company hopes to leverage the success of its Process and Industrial business and grow its client base in other industries, including pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, automotive, and pulp and paper.

“We’re excited about the expansion of our automation business in the southeast,” states Don Colchin, manager of Mustang Automation and Control.

Mustang appointed Jim Stanley as MAC manager of operations in Greenville. Stanley has been with the company for six years and led MAC’s La Porte, TX, operations, providing automation field services to refineries and chemical plants in the Houston Ship Channel area for the past two and a half years.

Mustang specializes in design, engineering, procurement, project management, and construction management, and offers services through its six business units. Mustang has a staff of 4,000 worldwide, with offices in the U.S., U.K., and Australia. Its U.S. offices are located in Houston, Birmingham, AL, Monroe, LA, Martinez, CA, Greenville, S.C., and Wilmington, DE.

Wood Group employs 20,000 people worldwide and operates in 44 countries. The group has three businesses: Engineering and Production Facilities, Well Support, and Gas Turbine Services. They provide a range of engineering, production support, maintenance management, and industrial gas turbine overhaul and repair services to the oil and gas and power generation industries worldwide.

—Edited by Lisa Sutor , Control Engineering Daily News Desk