Suncor Energy Services has awarded an oil sands and plant services contract to Jacobs Engineering Group for McMurray Base plant, located in northeast of Edmonton, Alberta.

As part of the two years contract, Jacobs will provide management and services to support the maintenance of the plant’s process.

The scope of the contract includes offering mechanical, rotating and operating equipment, as well as maintenance provisions in the areas of transportation, insulation, painting, and structural work.

Jacobs Group vice president Greg Rumford said the company has provided services to Suncor at their facilities across Canada for a number of years.

"With our maintenance experience and turnarounds safety record, we look forward to supporting Suncor’s goals for efficient operations and continuous improvement," Rumford added.