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Jacobs awarded petrochemicals contract

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Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has announced that it received a three year contract from Sahara Petrochemicals (Sahara) to provide general engineering services at Sahara’s Jubail Industrial City facilities in Saudi Arabia.

Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is expected to provide engineering, procurement, construction supervision, project management, pre-commissioning and commissioning support to a range of small to medium sized capital projects for Sahara’s propane dehydrogenation, polypropylene, chlor alkyl, ethylene dichloride and peripheral utilities operating facilities.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Senior Vice President of Oil and Gas, Bassim D. Shebaro, stated, “Jacobs has had a presence in the Middle East for many years serving the oil, gas, buildings and infrastructure sectors. This contract enables us to expand our presence in Jubail as part of our overall commitment to providing world class services to our clients across the region."

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

Adapted from press release by Francesca Brindle

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