Houston, Texas, Jan. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ENGlobal Corporation (NASDAQ: ENG), a leading provider of energy-related engineering and automation services, announced today that it has been informed of the passing of Victor Lovelady, former Project Manager, who was working in the In Amenas gas plant at the time of the recent terrorist attack in Algeria.
Following the passing of Mr. Lovelady, ENGlobal's Founder and CEO, William A. Coskey, P.E., sent a company-wide message earlier today. Below is an excerpt of Mr. Coskey's message:
"It is with deep regret that we announce the death of Victor Lovelady, who passed away on or about January 19, 2013 at the age of 57. Mr. Lovelady was a member of the ENGlobal family from 1989 until October of 2012. Our condolences go out to his wife and the entire Lovelady family. We pray that God will comfort each of them, and help them eventually find peace after this horrific tragedy."
"Victor was a dedicated family man and a fantastic co-worker, touching many lives at ENGlobal. Vic was valued for his extensive knowledge of our automation business and the large number of successful projects for which he was responsible. Vic was someone who took great pride in his work, and who also mentored countless individuals during his tenure. He had a spontaneous wit - and was an easy guy to know and love. Vic was a true friend to those that knew him and will be greatly missed."
ENGlobal (NASDAQ: ENG), founded in 1985, is a provider of engineering and related project services principally to the energy sector throughout the United States and internationally. ENGlobal's Automation segment provides services related to the design, fabrication & implementation of process distributed control and analyzer systems, advanced automation, and related information technology. The Engineering & Construction segment provides consulting services relating to the development, management and execution of projects requiring professional engineering as well as inspection, construction management, mechanical integrity, field support, quality assurance and plant asset management. ENGlobal has approximately 1,500 employees in 12 offices and 9 cities. Further information about the Company and its businesses is available at www.ENGlobal.com.
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