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Awards & Recognition









  • Wood Group Mustang receives gas processing safety award 2013

    Wood Group Mustang (formerly IMV Projects) received the Category A Safety Award 2013 from Gas Processing Association Canada. We have achieved this award for seven of the past ten years.

  • Wood Group Mustang Recognized as One of ENR’s Top Design Firms

    Wood Group Mustang has been recognized by Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine as #18 in its annual list of The 2013 Top 500 Design Firms, placing Wood Group Mustang in the top 5% of engineering and construction services firms active in the United States. ENR ranks the largest U.S.-based architectural and engineering firms by revenue earned in 2012.

    Wood Group Mustang was also recognized is several subcategories:
    • #1 in Top 15 - Offshore and Underwater Facilities
    • #1 in Top 25 - Pipelines
    • #7 in Top 50 - Petroleum
    • #9 in Top 10 - Pulp & Paper
    • #9 in Top 20 - Chemical Plants
    • #10 in Top 25 - Refineries and Petrochemical Plants
    • #19 in Top 25 - Manufacturing/Telecom

  • Wood Group Mustang Ranked #80 in National Top 150 Workplaces

    Wood Group Mustang is ranked #80 in the National Top 150 Workplaces by research firm Workplace Dynamics. The firm surveys employees to compile rankings for 30 U.S. newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, where Wood Group Mustang was recently ranked #9 in Houston’s Top Workplaces for large companies employing over 500.  Workplace Dynamics surveyed more than 1 million employees from 872 large companies in order to generate their national rankings. The Top Workplaces are determined solely on employee opinions in areas such as career opportunities, compensation, training, company leadership, values and ethics.

  • Wood Group Mustang Ranked #9 in Houston’s Top Workplaces in 2012

    Wood Group Mustang ranked #9 in the large company category on the list of the Houston Chronicle’s Top Workplaces in 2012. Wood Group Mustang was the only engineering and construction services company named to the large company list. 
    In June, Houston-area Mustangers participated in the Houston Chronicle’s Top Workplaces survey. The survey was designed to identify the top workplaces based on the opinions of employees in six categories – Direction, Execution, Career, Conditions, Managers, and Pay and Benefits. Eighty-one percent of Houston-area Mustangers completed the survey.

  • 2012 System Integrator Giants

    Wood Group Mustang’s automation business unit was ranked #1 by Control Engineering magazine in their inaugural list of 100 System Integrator Giants. Companies were ranked by 2011 system integration-related revenue.  Responding companies also provided details about size, engineering specialties, professional affiliations, products they use, industries and areas they serve, educational opportunities offered to employees, and challenges they face.

  • Perdido Project Receives Distinguished Achievement Award at 2012 OTC

    The Perdido SPAR project is the deepest (7,817 ft) oil and gas drilling and production platform in the world. This world-class project in the Gulf of Mexico pioneered several technological firsts in ultra-deepwater development and production, and has achieved an exemplary safety record.  Alliance Engineering, a Wood Group Mustang company, handled conceptual, FEED, detailed engineering and design, procurement and fabrication support for the topsides.

  • Wood Group Mustang Green Team Recognized in Green Office Challenge

    The Wood Group Mustang Green Team participated in the 2012 Houston Green Office Challenge and were recognized by Mayor Annise Parker with two awards - Best Baseline Energy Star Score and Overall Winner with the Highest Participation of both Tenants and Building Management.  Four of the six Wood Group Mustang properties earned ENERGY STAR certification during the challenge.

  • Global Performance Receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award

    Global Performance, a Wood Group Mustang company received a 2011 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Global Performance maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2010 to Sept. 30, 2011.
    Global Performance provides project and construction management services for Boeing’s new 787 aircraft Final Assembly Building, Delivery Center, Interiors Responsibility Center and several other site facilities in North Charleston, S.C.

  • Mustang Ranked #5 in Houston’s Top Workplaces and #1 in Employee Appreciation in 2010

    Mustang ranked #5 in the large company category on the list of the Houston Chronicle’s Top Workplaces in 2010. Mustang also received a special award in the area of Employee Appreciation as the highest ranking company in this category. 
    In June, Houston-area Mustangers participated in the Houston Chronicle’s Top Workplaces survey. The survey was designed to identify the top workplaces based on the opinions of employees in six categories – Direction, Execution, Career, Conditions, Managers, and Pay and Benefits. Eighty percent of Houston-area Mustangers completed the survey.

  • Mustang is the 2010 Texas Association of Partners in Education (TAPE) Gold Award winner in the Business Partnership – Career Education category!

    Each year, TAPE recognizes exemplary partners and partnership programs across the state. Winners represent volunteers, organizations, government agencies, businesses, and school districts, whose commitment to education partnerships have made a positive impact on the youth in their community.
    Cy-Fair/Watkins nominated Mustang for this prestigious award. Mustang has partnered with Watkins Middle School since 2007 in the business partnership. Along with a monetary donation each year, Mustangers have made an impact on various levels, including the annual school supply drive, donating baked goods for the teachers lounge, and mentoring students once a week.

  • Mustang - Receives School District and State Business Partnership Awards for its Work with Cypress-Fairbanks ISD

    Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School honored Mustang with the District Award for Business Partnership – Academic Impact for 2009/2010, for its work partnering with Watkins Middle School.
    After receiving the district award, Mustang Engineering was nominated for the Business Partnership – Career Education award with the Texas Association of Partners in Education.

  • 2010 System Integrator of the Year

    Control Engineering magazine named Mustang‘s Automation and Control Business Unit System Integrator of the Year for 2010 in the “More than $50 Million Annual Revenue” category. Mustang has been named a finalist for the past two years.

    Participating system integration firms from around the world were divided into three annual revenue categories and judged by industry leaders on achievements in the areas of technical expertise, business skills, and customer satisfaction.

  • Mustang awarded two Gold safety awards in Australia

    On October 29th 2009, Mustang was recognized for its safe practices by winning two IFAP (Industrial Foundation for Accident Prevention) 2009 gold awards in the following categories:

    • IFAP Safety Achievement Award for Safety Management System
    • IFAP Safety Achievement Award for successfully achieving 6 months without a lost time injury

    This is the third consecutive year that Mustang has received these awards. They are based on a series of self-audits, random desk-audits and supporting documentation, which are assessed to determine the organization’s commitment to safety through excellence in training, established systems and procedures and achievement of safety objectives.

    Held on an annual basis since its initial introduction in 1979, the Safe Way Awards Scheme is designed to encourage all industrial and commercial enterprises in Western Australia, large and small, to improve their safety and health performance.

  • Houston Business Journal

    In the 2009 Houston Business Journal's annual listing of the Largest Houston-Area Engineering Firms, Mustang ranked #5 among the top 25 firms listed.

    For the second year in a row, Mustang ranked #4 on Houston Business Journal's 2008 Largest Houston-Area Computer Network and System Integrators list.

  • Gas Processing Association Canada Presidents Award 2009

    Wood Group Mustang (formerly IMV Projects) is recognized for exceeding 1,000,000 safe workhours and received Gas Processing Association Canada Presidents Award.

  • Mustang’s Global Performance is One of South Carolina’s Best Places to Work!

    Global Performance ranked #14 on the Best Places to Work in South Carolina among small/medium size companies. The award was announced in October at the awards dinner in Columbia, SC. The Best Places to Work in South Carolina list is organized by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the South Carolina Society for Human Resource Management, and the publishers of SC BIZ Magazine. These organizations are dedicated to identifying and recognizing South Carolina’s most innovative and top-notch employers. The award, focused on eight core areas, was based on a confidential 65-question employee survey.

  • Global Performance Receives CMAA Project Achievement Award

    Mustang/Global Performance was awarded the 2008 CMAA (Construction Management Association of America) Project Achievement Award at the CMAA’s National Conference awards dinner in San Francisco. Global Performance was announced the winner in the category of Program Management/Project Phase, Buildings. Global received the award for the Greenville County Public Schools Capital Construction Program.

  • Mustang’s Global Performance is awarded Best of Greenville!

    Mustang/Global Performance was selected for the 2008 Best of Greenville Award in the Construction Management category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA)! This award recognizes businesses that have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. The USLBA Award Program focused on quality, not quantity. Winners were determined based on the information gathered both internally by the USLBA and data provided by third parties.

  • Mustang named one of Houston Business Journal's "Best Places to Work"

    Mustang was ranked #4 on The Houston Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” list in 2008 for businesses with more than 500 employees. Mustang is one of only 11 companies chosen to receive the honor in their category and is also the only project management and engineering company to be named to the list!

  • Star Award

    Mustang was presented with the 2008 Star Award from the Houston West Chamber of Commerce on Friday, February 29th. The presentation took place during the Houston West Chamber’s sold out Economic Development and Star Awards luncheon at the Omni Houston’s Westside hotel. Mustang was honored in the existing business category with 150+ employees. Texas Secretary of State Phil Wilson presented the award to Don Leinweber, Mustang General Manager during the 10th annual event which was attended by over 600 civic and business leaders.

    The Star Awards recognize outstanding businesses who have contributed to the West Houston community both in economic development and social responsibility. Mustang was one of 140 nominees this year. Thank you, Mustangers, for all you do to make Mustang a shining light in the community!

  • Worker’s compensation Board Certificate of Achievement 2008

    Wood Group Mustang (formerly IMV Projects) received the 2008 WCB Certificate of Achievement for making Saskatchewan workplaces safer.

  • Mustang Makes Aggie 100 List

    For the third year in a row, Mustang was selected to the Aggie 100 list! On November 21st, Mustang received this honor at the awards luncheon held on the Texas A&M campus. This award was created and presented by the Mays Business School's Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship (CNVE) at Texas A&M University. Companies are nominated for being Aggie-owned or managed, with the CEO, president or other chief executive being a former student. The finalists, chosen from more than 700 companies, have to be in business for five years, have annual revenues exceeding $100,000, and are ranked according to their percentage of revenue growth. Mustang ranked 49th.

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  • Redmon Named A Conn Entrepreneurial Leader

    Paul Redmon, co-founder of Mustang, was named the 2006 winner of the Conn Family Entrepreneurial Leadership Award, which is presented by Texas A&M University’s Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship (CNVE). Redmon is the sixth recipient of the award that is given annually by the CNVE. As part of the award activities, Paul told the Mustang story to almost 400 hundred business students on campus during April, as well as at a dinner in his honor at which the award was presented to him by Texas A&M officials.

    Click here to view his presentation speech »

    The Conn Family Entrepreneurial Leadership Award, established in 2000, is named after the former president and chair of Conn Appliances, Inc. Carroll, Jr. and Dorothy Conn have made lasting contributions in the business and civic worlds, including support for the Conn Award through an endowment. The award honors those entrepreneurs who have the courage and the vision to launch companies that make a lasting impact on their communities and among their employees. Past winners include L. Lowry Mays of Clear Channel Communications, Erle Nye of TXU, Pizza Hut co-founder Frank L. Carney, Administaff co-founder Paul J. Sarvadi and Jason’s Deli founder Joe Tortorice.

  • Higgs Receives Distinguished Eagle Scout Award

    Mustang co-founder Bill Higgs received the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award from The Boy Scouts of America in March 2005. The Distinguished Eagle Scout Award, established in 1969, is reserved for a recipient that attained the rank of Eagle Scout at least 25 years prior to his nomination and, since then, has rendered outstanding service to others. The prestigious award’s select recipients include 38th U.S. President Gerald R. Ford; former astronaut Neil Armstrong; U. S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld; film director Steven Spielberg; EDS founder H. Ross Perot and others. Bill is an Eagle Scout with bronze, gold and silver palms and is a Silver Beaver recipient for his work with the youth in the Sam Houston Council. Bill served as chairman for the Council’s Family Friends of Scouting campaign for four years straight, raising several million dollars in contributions.

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  • Mustang is Offshore Award Finalist...Again!

    For the third consecutive year MUSTANG was selected as a finalist for the industry's Offshore Energy Achievement Awards, this year in three categories: Emerging Innovation/Technology, Contribution to Community and Industry Champion. The awards ceremony was held on January 25, 2007 at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The goal of the Offshore Energy Achievement Awards is to honor outstanding achievements in various areas of the upstream, offshore oil & gas industry.

  • Mustang Receives OTC Spotlight on New Technology Award for its LNG Smart® Vaporization Process

    The process is used to economically regasify liquefied natural gas (LNG). The second annual awards, presented at the Offshore Technology Conference on May 2 in Houston, were conferred to 14 recipients who demonstrated forward-thinking and significant offshore developments during the past year. Scott Worthington, manager of Mustang's Midstream sector, received the award on behalf of Mustang and stated, "The LNG Smart Vaporization process is a unique solution for improving the commercial viability of LNG receiving terminals, both onshore and offshore, to help satisfy the global demand for clean natural gas."
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  • Mustang Co-Founders Receive ECC Industry Achievement Award

    The Engineering & Construction Contracting (ECC) Association has selected Mustang’s co-founders, William (Bill) G. Higgs, P.E. and Paul E. Redmon, P.E. as recipients of its annual ECC Achievement Award. The prestigious award was presented at the organization’s 36th Annual Conference, October 28, 2004 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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    "Longtime engineering firm has new achievement award on tap" Houston Business Journal - September 17, 2004

  • 2004 World Oil® Awards

    Mustang was selected as a finalist for the New Horizons Idea Award at the 2004 World Oil® Awards for its LNG Smart™ Regasification Process. "The World Oil Awards recognizes outstanding achievements and fosters new innovations in the oil and gas industry," explained John "Rusty" Meador, President/CEO of Gulf Publishing Company. "The caliber and geographic diversity of the nominations received this year is very encouraging." The eleven award categories spanned virtually all aspects of the upstream industry, ranging from Best Data Management to Best Cross Border Transaction Award. Several Mustangers attended the black-tie dinner and awards ceremony held on October 14, 2004 at the Houstonian Hotel.

  • Software Magazine

    Mustang's E!CEMS™ application, a real-time environmental data management system for air emissions, ranked 460 among the top 500 software and services organizations in the world in 2006. The listing is revenue-based and is used by buyers of IT products and services to check vendor viability and select partners.

  • 2006 Most Spirited & Safe Team Award Winner

    Mustang/Wood Group was the recipient of the Most Spirited Team and one of the recipients of the Safe Team Award for leading the way in safe cycling.

    MS 150 Team Awards

  • Electrical Construction and Maintenance Magazine

    Mustang ranked 12 of the Top 40 Electrical Engineering Firms in US.

  • Instrumentation, Systems, Automation Society (ISA)

    Mustang received the 2003-2004 Corporate Sponsorship award from ISA (The Instrumentation, Systems, Automation Society - formerly Instrument Society of America). The award is given to a company that stands out for its corporate support of ISA. Mustang was presented the award at ISA’s February 2004 monthly meeting.

  • Storage Networking Industry Association and Computerworld Magazine

    Mustang received the “Best Practices in Network Storage” in April 2004 for its implementation of a Data Lifecycle Management system. Data Lifecycle Management is one of the fastest growing segments of the network storage market, and Mustang is one of only two companies to be recognized in this category. Mustang selected NuView’s File Lifecycle Manager™ (FLM) solution to automate the management of inactive file data and move non-critical data off the primary storage.

  • Inc. 500

    Awarded by Inc. Magazine, twice, in recognition of being one of the 500 fastest growing companies in America, 1987-1993 and 1988-1994.

    Global Performance has been named to Inc. magazine's 2006 list of the 500 fastest-growing private companies in America.  Global ranked number 15 on the list, up from 275 in 2005, with three-year sales growth of 2,305.8% based on 2005 earnings.

  • Houston 100 Award (1990, 1991, 1992, and 1993)

    Awarded in recognition of being one of the fastest growing companies in Houston. Mustang ranked 4th in 1990.

  • Innovative Houston Award, 1989

    Awarded in recognition of being the most people-oriented company in Houston.

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