Service Contract Fluor has been contracted by BASF in North America

Editor: Wolfgang Ernhofer

Engineering-giant Fluor will be developmental partner for german chemical-giant BASF. The american Corporation has signed an umbrella service contract including all sites in the USA, Kanada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.

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American Fluor Corporation has been contracted by German BASF. Fluor has received a service contract for all BASF-sites in the USA, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. (Picture: BASF)
American Fluor Corporation has been contracted by German BASF. Fluor has received a service contract for all BASF-sites in the USA, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. (Picture: BASF)

Irving, Texas/USA – Fluor Corporation announced today that Germany-based BASF has chosen the company as its engineering partner for chemicals capital projects across North America. BASF has awarded Fluor an umbrella services agreement for an undisclosed contract value.

Services provided on projects covered by the agreement will include conceptual and front-end engineering and design (FEED), detailed engineering, procurement, project management and construction management services. Fluor was selected by BASF in mid-2011 as its engineering partner in Asia and Europe. Fluor currently has multiple projects active under the partnering agreements including the FEED phase for BASFs TDI (toluene diisocyanate) project in Ludwigshafen, Germany.

Global Partnership

"BASF is a valued and important long-term Fluor client for which we have performed significant projects across the globe for decades" said Peter Oosterveer, president for Fluors Energy & Chemicals Group. "Coupled with our previous Asia and Europe partnering agreements and projects with BASF, this new North America partnership makes Fluor a truly global partner that will allow us to leverage our U.S. and global resource talent pool to effectively align with BASFs growing global capital investment needs."

The North America agreement applies to all BASF facilities in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Fluors Houston, Texas office will lead efforts for the North America partnership agreement. Other Fluor operations centers will be utilized as necessary for project execution.

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