DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) has been selected by Lubrizol to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for Lubrizol’s new Polyisobutylene (PIB) unit in Deer Park, Texas. Executives from both companies, including Eric Schnur, Lubrizol Chairman, President and CEO, and Steve Demetriou, Jacobs Chairman and CEO, as well as dignitaries from the city, county and school board attended the ground breaking ceremony in March.
The project is part of Lubrizol’s plan to upgrade and enhance the company’s global capabilities. The new unit is expected to be fully operational in the first half of 2019.
“Jacobs is honored to partner and support Lubrizol’s goal of renewing its infrastructure,” said Jacobs Petroleum and Chemicals President Gary Mandel. “Jacobs will leverage its global chemical industry knowledge to engineer, procure and construct Lubrizol’s Deer Park plant. This project enables us to further demonstrate our proven EPC project delivery skills and expand our strong position in the Gulf Coast.”
Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 54,000 people and operates in more than 25 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.jacobs.com.
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