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Jacobs gets BART contract worth up to $20M

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. said Tuesday that it received a contract worth up to $20 million to provide San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit with on-call construction management services.

Under the contract, the Pasadena, Calif.-based engineering and construction services firm will provide a variety of construction management services for five years; including engineering and inspection services, constructability and hazard analysis, material testing, noise and vibration monitoring, and cost and schedule management.

Also on Tuesday, Jacobs got a contract from Santos GLNG project in Australia to help with its coal seam gas field development. Financial terms were not disclosed, but Jacobs said it runs for three and a half years, with an option for a one-year extension.

The project is a multi-billion dollar coal seam gas-to-liquefied-natural-gas development in Queensland, Australia. It's being undertaken by GLNG Operations, a joint venture of Australian natural gas producer Santos and the energy companies Petronas, Total and Kogas, Jacobs said.

Jacobs shares rose 8 cents to $42.24 in morning trading.