Jacobs Receives Contract From Arkema

Oct 18, 2011, 07:45 ET from Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from Arkema Inc. to provide engineering procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for two projects, an acrylic acid expansion and a methyl acrylate project, at the company's Clear Lake, Texas operations.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Robert Pragada stated, "We are pleased to provide our support to Arkema on these very important projects."

A global chemical company and France's leading chemicals producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry every day.  For additional information on the Arkema projects, please visit the 2010 Press Release page on the Arkema Inc. website at www.Arkema-Inc.com.

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

Statements made in this release that are not based on historical fact are forward-looking statements. We base these forward-looking statements on management's current estimates and expectations as well as currently available competitive, financial and economic data. Forward-looking statements, however, are inherently uncertain. There are a variety of factors that could cause business results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements. For a description of some of the factors which may occur that could cause actual results to differ from our forward-looking statements please refer to our 2010 Form 10-K, and in particular the discussions contained under Items 1 - Business, 1A - Risk Factors, 3 - Legal Proceedings, and 7 - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.  We do not undertake to update any forward-looking statements made herein.

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