Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has announced that it received a contract from BP Chembel N.V. for basic and detailed engineering services to upgrade its facilities in Geel, Belgium. Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is installing new equipment and performing upgrades in the facility’s PTA units. BP’s Geel site is a major producer of purified terephthalic acid and paraxylene, typically used in the manufacture of polyesters. The goal of this project is to optimize operational performance of the BP Geel facilities.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Mark Bello stated, “We have provided services to BP at its facility in Geel for a number of years and are delighted to further develop the relationship through this contract. We look forward to utilizing our extensive capabilities and expertise to support BP with its business objectives.”