Jacobs Engineering Receives Contract from Methanex
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has been awarded a contract from Methanex Corporation, the world's largest supplier of methanol to major international markets, to provide engineering services for a potential methanol production facility in Louisiana. The plant would be relocated from Chile to Louisiana and could be operational in the second half of 2014.
Jacobs is currently executing site-specific engineering for the 225-acre location in Geismar, La. from its offices in Baton Rouge, La., USA; Santiago, Chile; and Marble Arch, London, UK. The project is expected to create numerous direct and indirect job employment opportunities.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Mike Autrey stated:
"We are very pleased Methanex selected Jacobs to be a part of this project. The U.S. Gulf Coast is a prime location for a methanol facility, especially since demand for methanol is expected to grow in the coming years."
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 nearly $11 billion, Jacobs offer 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 and construction, and operations and maintenance.
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