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April 16, 2013
Jacobs receives contract from BASF for Antwerp site
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Pasadena, Calif.; www.jacobs.com) has received a frame agreement from BASF Antwerp N.V., part of BASF SE (Ludwiigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) to provide engineering services at BASF’s integrated chemicals complex in Antwerp, Belgium.
Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is providing process, piping and electrical/ instrumentation engineering services. Officials did not disclose the contract value, but noted that the contract duration is three years.
BASF’s integrated approach to manufacturing, research, infrastructure, processes and management is known as Verbund, a German word meaning linked or integrated to the maximum degree. The Antwerp site is BASF’s second-largest Verbund site; it comprises more than 50 installations located on 6 km2.