Jacobs Receives First Major Project Under the Saudi Aramco General Engineering and Project Management Services Contract

May 17, 2011

PASADENA, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it has been awarded the Ras Tanura Refinery Clean Fuels and Aromatics Project, the first major project to be awarded under the Saudi Aramco General Engineering and Project Management Services (GES+) Contract.

Jacobs is executing the project from its office in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia.

The scope of services for the Clean Fuels and Aromatics Project includes pre-front end engineering design (FEED) services. In addition, the project includes modifications to the refinery to comply with future environmental regulations. The Ras Tanura refinery is located in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Mike Coyle stated, “We are delighted that Saudi Aramco has chosen Jacobs for this major undertaking that has such environmental significance to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We are proud to support Saudi Aramco’s environmental efforts and to further our relationship with them.”

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

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