DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Janus Global Operations (JGO) has been awarded a contract by a major International Oil Company (IOC) to provide security and risk management services in southern Iraq.
JGO will be responsible for ensuring the safety of the company's employees engaged in oil production tasks. The three-year contract is worth approximately $90 million.
"Janus Global Operations is proud to be selected for this important assignment," said Alan Weakley, JGO president and chief operating officer. "The world's economies run on energy, and being selected to ensure the safety of the client's employees testifies to the effectiveness of our people and our processes."
JGO will provide teams of international and local Iraqi close-protection personnel and armored vehicles to move the client's engineers between their base camp and worksites throughout the oilfield and to provide immediate protection and evacuation capability while employees carry out their engineering tasks.
JGO has provided commercial security services in Iraq since 2003. The company has major operations in Basra and Bagdad.
JGO's work in risk management and security is part of its role as an international integrated stability operations company. JGO has more than 7,500 employees serving clients in North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Janus' services include munitions response; demining; intelligence support; logistics; life support; risk management; communications; and other services in some of the world's most challenging and hostile environments. The company's website is www.JanusGo.com.