Jacobs wins engineering work for new Reliance cracker complex in India

Jacobs Engineering Group was selected Tuesday by Reliance Industries (RIL) to provide engineering and procurement assistance services for a cracker complex at the Jamnagar refining and petrochemical site in Gujarat, on the West Coast of India.

The engineering work under this contract is for the construction of offsites and utilities facilities, according to Jacobs officials.

The contract is being executed from Jacobs' offices in Mumbai, India. Officials did not disclose the contract value.

"We are delighted to be supporting Reliance and their strategic vision for this important project at Jamnagar," said Jacobs vice president Allyn Taylor. This latest award further reinforces our long term commitment to Reliance and the value we can deliver through our integrated teamwork."

The new cracker complex is part of a major expansion of Reliance’s petrochemical capacities at Jamnagar and other sites in India.

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