JGC and S & B sign collaboration framework agreement to pursue projects in the US Gulf Coast


Yokohama, Japan, May 8, 2018 – JGC Corporation announced today that JGC and S & B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd. have signed a framework agreement to form a strategic partnership to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for projects within the United States.


Leveraging the experience and complementary expertise of both companies, the partnership covers a full range of lifecycle services for the oil and gas, petrochemicals, and chemicals markets, including preliminary feasibility studies, front-end engineering and design (FEED), EPC, and project management. JGC and S & B have previously executed several highly successful EPC projects on the Gulf Coast.


“Joining efforts in the U. S. market will position both companies to better serve clients by offering a partnership that draws on JGC’s global engineering and procurement expertise and S & B’s direct-hire construction and local procurement capabilities,” said Takehito Hidaka, president of JGC America, Inc. “We look forward to collaborating with S & B and providing a competitive and valuable choice for our clients.”


James Brookshire, CEO of S & B, stated “JGC and S & B have been strategic partners for a number of years and this framework agreement for future collaboration is a major step for us moving forward. We share very similar safety, business, and ethical cultures, and together we form the preeminent lump sum EPC contractor in the region.”


About JGC

JGC is a global engineering, procurement, and construction firm committed to delivering a complete range of project services to our clients, while providing safe and cost-effective project execution. Since its founding in 1928, JGC has executed some 20,000 projects across the globe for the refining, LNG, petrochemical, power, pharmaceutical, and mining industries. From conception to commissioning, we partner with our clients to deliver successful engineering, procurement, and construction programs.


About S & B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd.

S & B was founded over 50 years ago on the principles of honesty, integrity, and safety. Safety is the single core value that defines us as a company, and our industry-leading safety record separates us from our competition. S & B serves clients in the refining, petrochemical, chemical, midstream, power, and infrastructure industries. As a company with over 4,500 employees, our resources and experience allow us to successfully execute projects of any size while maintaining our small company culture, flexibility, and focus to exceed our clients’ expectations.