Amec Foster Wheeler wins USD 950m USAF contract

Amec Foster Wheeler (NYSE: AMFW) has been awarded a contract with the US Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) to sustain and improve Air Force and other US Department of Defense (DOD) installations worldwide, the company said.

The five-year contract has an aggregate maximum value of USD 950m for the multiple awardees and is estimated to reach completion by 2022.

The Worldwide Engineering and Construction contract places Amec Foster Wheeler in a prime position with the US Air Force for installations work. It recognises the company´s reputation as a global engineering and construction leader with proven ability to deliver high performance on complex design-build projects in remote and challenging environments.

Under the contract, Amec Foster Wheeler will compete for design-build and design-bid-build task orders for new construction, renovation, site work, demolition, and emergency response in environments that can be remote and challenging around the world. Additional services in the scope of work include radiological and hazardous waste remediation, aircraft fuel storage and hydrant systems, unexploded ordinance remediation, and range services.

Amec Foster Wheeler designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2016 revenues of GBP 5.4bn, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, power and process, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.