Jacobs Awarded Five-Year Contract from Shell for European Partnership

Aug 14, 2012, 07:45 ET from Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today it was awarded a five-year enterprise frame agreement (EFA) from Shell Global Solutions International B.V. ("Shell") to provide engineering and project management services (EPMS) to Shell's European downstream assets.

The contract is noted to have the options to be renewed for an additional five years and/or to be extended to other Shell businesses such as upstream, and beyond Europe to the Middle East and Africa. Under the EFA, Jacobs will provide services ranging from feasibility studies and small plant modifications to discrete projects for Shell's major refining and chemical sites in Pernis, The Netherlands, and Rhineland, Germany.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Robert Matha stated, "We are extremely proud to be selected for this important program of work for Shell. It builds on Jacobs' decades-long partnership with Shell in Europe and provides a new level of growth and maturity for our relationship. We look forward to supporting Shell's goals for continuous improvement in the safe delivery of high-quality projects."

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.

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