SOURCE: Willbros Group, Inc.

November 27, 2007 18:12 ET

Willbros Appoints Arlo B. DeKraai to Board of Directors

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - November 27, 2007) - Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced that Arlo B. DeKraai has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Mr. DeKraai serves as President and CEO of Integrated Services Company LLC ("InServ") which Willbros acquired on November 20, 2007. Mr. DeKraai started InServ in 1994 as The Cust-O-Fab Companies with revenue of $2 million in annual sales. InServ is expected to achieve revenue of approximately $300 million in 2007. Mr. DeKraai has nearly thirty-five years of experience in the downstream oil and gas construction, turnaround and maintenance industries. Mr. DeKraai will serve as a Class III director.

Randy Harl, President and CEO, commented, "Arlo is an accomplished executive who has built several successful businesses during his career. His commitment to excellence has earned him an outstanding reputation with customers, employees and competitors. His addition to our Board will give us greater perspective into the downstream oil and gas market."

Willbros Group, Inc. is an international engineering and construction contractor providing engineering, construction, engineering, procurement and construction ("EPC"), and operations and maintenance services to the upstream and downstream markets and government entities worldwide. More information on the Company can be found at

Contact Information

    Michael W. Collier
    Vice President
    Investor Relations
    Willbros USA, Inc.
    (713) 403-8016

    Connie Dever
    Strategic Planning
    Willbros USA, Inc.
    (713) 403-8035