Jacobs Receives Contract from BASF for Antwerp Site
Supporting Sustainable Client Investments in Europe
PASADENA, Calif. -- April 16, 2013
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it received a
frame agreement from BASF Antwerp N.V., part of BASF, the world’s leading
chemical company, to provide engineering services at BASF’s integrated
chemicals complex in Antwerp, Belgium.
Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is providing process, piping and
electrical/ instrumentation engineering services. Officials did not disclose
the contract value, but noted that the contract duration is three years.
BASF’s integrated approach to manufacturing, research, infrastructure,
processes and management is known as Verbund, a German word meaning linked or
integrated to the maximum degree. The Antwerp site is BASF’s second-largest
Verbund site; it comprises more than 50 installations located on 6km^2 (over
two square miles).
In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Mark Bello stated,
“Having provided engineering services at this major production site since
2003, we are delighted to build upon our close working relationship with BASF.
We look forward to continuing to support BASF’s Verbund principles at the
BASF is the world’s leading chemical company. Its portfolio ranges from
chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil
Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical,
professional, and construction services.
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