Project management contract awarded to Jacobs in Saudi Arabia

PASADENA, CA, March 9, 2010 -- Jacobs Engineering Group has received a contract from Marafiq to serve as project management contractor (PMC) for Marafiq's ongoing investment program in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...

• Projects involve a seawater reverse osmosis plant, and upgrades, installations of wastewater treatment plants

PASADENA, CA, March 9, 2010 -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced today that it received a contract from Marafiq to serve as project management contractor (PMC) for Marafiq's ongoing investment program in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Officials did not disclose the contract value.

Jacobs will provide PMC services for a number of projects in Jubail and Yanbu industrial cities, under a framework that is in effect for 3 years, extendable for a further three. Work includes conceptual design, front-end engineering, design and construction monitoring, and other services necessary for successful installations. Projects involve expansions, upgrades, and installations of wastewater treatment plants, electrical power generation facilities, and a seawater reverse osmosis plant. Jacobs is performing the work from its Reading, England, office with support from its personnel in Mumbai, India.

A multidisciplinary Jacobs team will also work with Marafiq staff in Al Jubail and Yanbu to develop master plans and conceptual studies with support from the Reading office.

Marafiq, a privately owned power and utility company, initiated an additional US $1.33 billion water and power project in 2004 to help meet the growing demand for power and water in Saudi Arabia.

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

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