LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 24, 2015--
AECOM (NYSE:ACM), a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure
firm, announced today that it has been selected by Dakota Gasification
Company, also known as “Dakota Gas” to provide construction services at
the company’s Great Plains Synfuels plant in Beulah, N.D.
AECOM will provide construction services at the Synfuels plant to
diversify the plant’s product slate. AECOM’s services are expected to
follow the project lifecycle through commissioning and start-up
“AECOM is pleased to have been selected by Dakota Gasification Company
to deliver this important project,” said AECOM Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer Michael S. Burke. “This contract extends our
successful relationship with Dakota Gas and our continuing joint
commitment to meeting the company’s objectives in North Dakota.”
The Synfuels plant is the only U.S. commercial-scale coal-gasification
facility that produces natural gas.
The contract was included in AECOM’s backlog for the third quarter of
fiscal year 2015.
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services
firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure
assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. The
firm’s global staff — including architects, engineers, designers,
planners, scientists and management and construction services
professionals — serves clients in over 150 countries around the world.
AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering
News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been
recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company.
The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including
transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water,
high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global
reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in
delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of
clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including
URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, had revenue of
approximately $19 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2015. More
information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
Forward-Looking Statements: All statements in this press release
other than statements of historical fact are "forward-looking
statements" for purposes of federal and state securities laws, including
statements relating to the future term, value and performance under the
Dakota Gasification assignment as well as future economic and industry
conditions. Actual results could differ materially from those projected
or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements. Important factors
that could cause actual results to differ materially from our
forward-looking statements are set forth in our quarterly report on Form
10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2015, and our other reports
filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. AECOM does not
intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking
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