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Mustang Engineering to market TiPs and UReason software

April 21, 2008 - HOUSTON, TEXAS - Mustang Engineering formed an alliance with TiPS and UReason to work jointly on alarm management business opportunities. Under the agreement, Mustang will market and deliver quality alarm management and rationalization services that add significant value to customers’ operations. Alarm management is the structured approach to designing systems that help plant operators quickly focus on important alarm information, improving plant safety, environmental performance, and profitability.

The agreement will enable the companies to seamlessly provide a wide variety of complementary services and products around alarm management, including training, philosophy development, consulting, turnkey software installations and application development, documentation and rationalization, simulator and operator training development, as well as engineering services, project management and project controls.

“Mustang is very excited about the opportunities this agreement presents,” stated Don Colchin, manager of Mustang Automation and Control. “We have jointly worked in the industry for years with TiPS and UReason, and formalizing our relationship allows us to offer our clients the highest quality design and implementation services along with leading-edge technology in alarm management.”

Mustang’s Automation and Control business unit has extensive and diverse experience in providing process control, safety instrumented and information systems to the oil and gas, refining, petrochemical and process industries. Mustang is a vendor-independent systems integrator that can perform as a Main Automation Contractor or execute smaller individual projects. In addition to its core automation capabilities, Mustang also has expertise in manufacturing execution systems, advanced process control, environmental software, and construction, panel fabrication and field engineering.

Mustang is an independent services provider to the global oil, gas, chemical and manufacturing industries. The company specializes in design, engineering, procurement, project management and construction management and offers these services through its six business units: upstream oil and gas, midstream, pipeline, automation and control, refining and petrochemicals, and process & industrial. Mustang has a staff of 4,300 worldwide, with offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and India. Its U.S. offices are located in Houston; Birmingham, Alabama; Monroe, Louisiana; Martinez, California; Greenville, South Carolina; Atlanta, Georgia; and Wilmington, Delaware.

Wood Group is an international energy services company with $4.4bn sales, employing approximately 25,000 people worldwide and operating in 46 countries. The Group has three businesses - Engineering & Production Facilities, Well Support, and Gas Turbine Services - providing a range of engineering, production support, maintenance management and industrial gas turbine overhaul and repair services to the oil & gas, and power generation industries worldwide.

TiPS Incorporated is celebrating 20 years of delivering cutting edge software for optimization of process alarms and enhancement of overall plant condition awareness. Operators play a crucial role in reaching production objectives. Effective delivery of plant information empowers them to make timely, accurate control decisions. TiPS products provide a complete infrastructure for improving alarms, managing the design process, performance reporting, and procedural documentation.

UReason is a provider of technology enabling domain experts such as operators, process engineers, quality control managers and consultants to establish easy to use real-time operator advisories. UReason markets its technology in a solution called OASYS-AMTM which is targeted at reducing the volume and increasing the relevance of information presented to an operator at all times. UReason solutions incorporate the guidelines and directives of the EEMUA Publication 191 second edition and NORSOK YA710.

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