Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC), through its South African joint venture Jacobs Matasis (Proprietary) Limited, was awarded a two-year agreement with Sasol Group Technology for project management services and specialized resources. Sasol is one of South Africa's largest investors in capital projects, skills development and technological research and development. Sasol Group Technology manages Sasol's research and development, engineering services and capital project execution portfolios.

As part of this agreement, which follows a previous four-year deal, Jacobs Matasis will continue to provide project management services and specialized resources in disciplines of engineering, safety management, construction management and quality management, as well as project controls services for the execution of Sasol's small projects.

"The demonstrated experience of our team in South Africa has been instrumental in building a robust partnership with Sasol over the past years," said Jacobs Petroleum and Chemicals Senior Vice President and General Manager Global Operations Mark Bello. "We look forward to continue delivering safe and innovative services to assist Sasol with its goal of securing the supply of energy and chemicals in the region."

Jacobs Matasis (Pty) Ltd., headquartered in Johannesburg, is jointly owned by Jacobs and Matasis Investments (Pty) Ltd. The company provides engineering, technical, professional and construction services to the Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Mining, Consumer Products and Heavy Process industries in Southern Africa.

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 54,000 people and operates in more than 25 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.jacobs.com.

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