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Jacobs Engineering Secures Epichlorohydrin Plant Contract

17 March 2011

Jacobs Engineering Group has been awarded a contract to provide technical and project management services for Jubail Chemical Industrial Company's epichlorohydrin plants in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.

Under the contract, Jacobs Engineering will provide technical and project management services to expand the capacity of its existing epichlorohydrin plant and build a new one.

Jacobs will provide services for both inside battery limits (ISBL) and outside battery limits (OSBL).

The ISBL services involve debottlenecking of the company's existing epichlorohydrin plant to increase capacity, while the OSBL services involve all utilities and the tankage area.

Jacobs will also provide cost estimates preparation and project management support for Jubail Chemical Industrial Company's new epichlorohydrin plant.

The expansion will increase Jubail Chemical Industrial Company's epoxy resins production capacity at the Jubail site to 240,000t/year.