Willbros Group appointed Earl Collins as president of its oil and gas segment. He is responsible for the development and implementation of the company’s strategy for the oil and gas markets and day-to-day operations of the oil and gas product and service lines, which include construction, maintenance, and the turnaround and fabrication for projects from the wellhead to small capital projects inside refinery limits. Collins most recently served as CH2M HILL’s president and global director of engineering, procurement, and construction and construction operations. He previously held positions with Peter Kiewit Construction. He holds a BS in construction engineering from Iowa State University.