Study: Project management capability key to selecting engineering contractors

07/14/2003
Owners of downstream petroleum and chemical companies rank project management capability as the main consideration in choosing engineering contractors, says a recent industry study. The owners also have concerns about the viability of contracting companies and the supply of reliable engineering resources.These are some of the conclusions of a biennial survey of the global downstream engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) industry by Transmar Consult Inc., Houston.The study designated seven engineering contractors as leading firms: Bechtel Corp., Fluor Corp., Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., JGC Corp., KBR, Snamprogetti SPA, and Technip-Coflexip.Between October 2002 and February 20...
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