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Jacobs wins major Sadara EPCM deal

Pasadena, California , June 12, 2012

US-based Jacobs Engineering Group has won an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for three polyethylene trains for Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) in Saudi Arabia.

Sadara is a joint venture between Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and The Dow Chemical Company (Dow).

Officials did not disclose the terms of the agreement.

Jacobs' scope of work for the project includes construction management, field engineering support, and management of lumpsum procure build (LSPB) construction contractors, field materials management, in-kingdom procurement services and project services support for the three polyethylene trains. The execution of this project is being performed by Jacobs' office in Al Khobar.

This award is part of a world scale, fully integrated chemicals complex now being built by Sadara in Jubail Industrial City. Comprising 26 manufacturing units, the complex will be one of the world's largest integrated chemical facilities, and the largest ever built in a single phase. First production units are expected to come on line in the second half of 2015, with all units up and running in 2016.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group vice president Mike Coyle stated: 'We are delighted to be a part of the Sadara project.  This project supports Jacobs' long-term commitment to clients in the Middle East.'

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




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