Jacobs Engineering Group received new contracts from seven clients in the Alberta Oil Sands to support steam assisted gravity drainage and bitumen upgrading expansion projects. Officials estimate the combined total construction value of the awarded projects at more than $1.4 billion.

Project scopes include engineering procurement and construction, front end engineering and design, fabrication and construction management on a variety of mid- and large-cap projects. The construction values on each project range in value from $15 million to more than $650 million. Due to the competitive nature of the projects and strict client confidentiality, Jacobs would not provide specific details about the projects. Jacobs, who has had a prominent, long term presence in the Alberta Oil Sands, is leveraging the industry leading in-situ heavy oil recovery and upgrading expertise of its offices in Calgary and Edmonton in Alberta, Canada.