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Jacobs awarded major Support Contract for Khazzan Gas Project in Oman

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4 March 2014 – Pasadena, CA, USA – Jacobs Engineering Group has announced that it was awarded a contract by British Petroleum (BP) for process and infrastructure work on the greenfield Khazzan project in the Sultanate of Oman.  Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is providing engineering, procurement and construction management services in relation to approximately $2 billion of gas gathering and water pipelines, wellhead production facilities and export pipelines for the development of the southern sector of Block 61. Jacobs’ scope of work also includes the detailed design and program management for the associated project infrastructure.

140304-pmwj21-khazzan-IMAGEThe work utilizes resources from multiple Jacobs offices located in the Middle East, U.K., India and the U.S.; and Jacobs is also committed to supporting the In Country Value goals of the Sultanate of Oman to build local content by developing the local workforce and engaging local suppliers. The project is expected to mobilize immediately.

Jacobs Group Vice President Conor Doyle stated, “We are delighted to be working with the Sultanate of Oman and BP on this major new upstream project in Oman. We see tremendous opportunities to leverage our technical experience in tight gas projects with our infrastructure capability in the region, and are pleased to support this pioneering development.”

In December 2013, the Government of the Sultanate of Oman and BP announced a gas sales agreement and an amended production sharing agreement for the development of the Khazzan field, with BP as operator. The Khazzan project represents the first phase in the development of one of the Middle East region’s largest unconventional tight gas accumulations.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services. With annual revenues of over $10 billion, Jacobs offers full-spectrum support to industrial, commercial and government clients across multiple markets.  Services include scientific and specialty consulting as well as all aspects of engineering, construction, operations, maintenance and program/project management. Based in Pasadena, California, USA, Jacobs has more than 200 offices in over 25 countries. More at http://www.jacobs.com/

Source: Jacobs Engineering