John Dalton Inducted Into National Academy of Construction

HOUSTON, December 7, 2010 - John W. Dalton, Sr., Mustang Executive Vice President, was inducted into the National Academy of Construction (NAC) on October 28, 2010, during its annual meeting in New York City. Election to the NAC is a prestigious achievement for leaders in the engineering and construction industry, and its rigorous requirements for membership are reserved for those who have made significant contributions that have resulted in step-changes to the effectiveness of the engineering and construction industry.

The mission of the NAC is to recognize distinguished achievement in the American construction industry and to use that knowledge and wisdom for the benefit of the nation. Construction is the largest American industry and has played a key role in helping Americans to enjoy one of the highest standards of living in the world.

The election of members to the National Academy of Construction follows a peer-nomination and strict clearance procedure with final membership elected by the entire Academy. Total membership in the NAC is 119 members across the nation.

Dalton has 37 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry and has held executive staff and operations management positions in all aspects of engineering, procurement, and construction. At Mustang he is responsible for all project delivery services including engineering, procurement, project controls and construction services. He is also responsible for Mustang's two downstream global business units and the Europe/N. Africa/Middle East/India and Latin/South America regions.

A graduate of the University of Houston, Mr. Dalton sits on industry advisory committees for engineering and construction programs at Texas A&M University, University of Houston and the University of Texas at Austin. He also served as the 2009 Chairman of the Construction Industry Institute and is past Chairman of the Engineering and Construction Contracting Association.

Mustang provides services to the global oil, gas, chemical and manufacturing industries, specializing in design, engineering, procurement, project management and construction management and offers these services through its five business units: upstream oil and gas, pipeline, automation and control, refining and petrochemicals, and process & industrial. Mustang's ECO Solutions group provides environmentally-oriented engineering and construction services to the LNG, carbon management, renewable fuels and power, and water resources markets. Mustang, a Wood Group company, has offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, India, Malaysia and the Middle East. For more information, visit

Wood Group (John Wood Group PLC) is an international energy services company with approximately $5.0 bn sales, employing approximately 29,000 people worldwide and operating in 50 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.

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