WorleyParsons has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Jacobs Energy, Chemicals & Resources division, a leading global technical services provider across Hydrocarbons, Chemicals and Mining & Minerals. ECR has a global footprint with long-term, blue-chip relationships in key strategic markets, most notably the US, Canada, the Middle East and India. The business has more than 30,900 employees in 27 countries*.
Jacobs ECR is ranked number one globally for its delivery of complex petrochemical and chemical projects, its maintenance, modifications and operations (MMO) for hydrocarbons projects, including onshore and offshore production facilities and integrated project delivery, construction and technical services.
In combining the two complementary organizations WorleyParsons will create a pre-eminent global provider of project and asset services in resources and energy and provide global sector leadership across hydrocarbons, chemicals and minerals & metals.
WorleyParsons CEO Andrew Wood said:
“We are excited to combine Jacobs ECR’s world-class capabilities with our global platform to create a leader across our key focus sectors. The transaction will bring complementary capabilities in key business lines, including a best-in-class onshore and downstream MMO capability allowing customers to benefit from as expended integrated solutions offering, while our employees will have increased opportunity for development as part of the leading global project delivery provider in our sectors.”
For more information, contact Mark Trueman, Director Planning & Investor Relations on +61 2 8456 7256 or at email@example.com
* as of September 2018
About WorleyParsons: WorleyParsons delivers projects, provides expertise in engineering, procurement and construction and offers a wide range of consulting and advisory services. We cover the full lifecycle, from creating new assets to sustaining and enhancing operating assets, in the hydrocarbons, mineral, metals, chemicals and infrastructure sectors. Our resources and energy are focused on responding to and meeting the needs of our customers over the long term and thereby creating value for our shareholders. WorleyParsons is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange [ASX:WOR].
By WorleyParsons Europe