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Universal Pegasus International Receives Engineering Contract Award From Dominion Resources

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Dec. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced that its Universal Pegasus International (UPI) subsidiary was awarded the engineering services contract for the Pleasant Valley Compressor Station Project in Virginia by Dominion Resources. The value of the transaction is not being disclosed.

The Pleasant Valley Compressor Station Project is a modification of the existing compressor station to accommodate increasing customer demand. UPI will provide detailed engineering and construction support services for the project.

"The award is recognition of UPI's capability in performing complex brownfield modifications and upgrades to gas pipeline projects," said Tom Davison, UPI's senior vice president of operations.

Huntington Ingalls Industries designs, builds and manages the life-cycle of the most complex nuclear- and conventionally powered ships for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard. For more than a century, HII's Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII also provides engineering and project management services expertise to the commercial energy industry, the Department of Energy and other government customers. Headquartered in Newport News, Va., HII employs approximately 39,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:

CONTACT: Beci Brenton Beci.Brenton@hii-co.com (202) 264-7143

Source:Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.