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AECOM to provide construction services for Dakota Gasification Company plant

By Business Wire News   


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 assistance.

“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

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 statements.

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Ed Mayer
Vice President, Corporate Communications


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