Matrix Service, an industrial services company, has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Matrix Service Industrial Contractors, has been awarded a construction contract from PSEG Fossil for the construction of a selective catalytic reactor project at its Hudson generating station in Jersey City, New Jersey.

According to Matrix Service, PSEG Fossil is an indirect subsidiary of the Public Service Enterprise Group. Matrix Service Industrial Contractors’s (MSICI’s) work on this project is expected to be worth approximately $38 million.

MSICI’s scope of work will entail construction of the steel plate structure of the selective catalytic reactor (SCR) in support of the backend technology project at the Hudson generating station Unit-2.

Work on the project will begin in January 2009 and is expected to be completed by October 2010, said the company.

Joseph Montalbano, COO of Matrix Service, said: We are pleased to be selected by PSEG as the contractor for this SCR installation. Matrix Service has supported PSEG for years and this project is an important reaffirmation of our relationship.

Matrix Service Company provides general industrial construction and repair and maintenance services principally to the petroleum, petrochemical, power, bulk storage terminal, pipeline and industrial gas industries. The company is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with regional operating facilities located in Oklahoma, Texas, California, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Washington, and Delaware in the U.S. and Canada.