SNC-Lavalin awarded contract with Iraq Ministry of Oil's State Company for Oil Projects

MONTREAL, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by the Iraq Ministry of Oil's State Company for Oil Projects (SCOP) to provide engineering services for the Iraq Export Pipeline Project.

Working closely with SCOP, SNC-Lavalin will provide front-end engineering design (FEED); long-lead items tendering and evaluation; and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) tendering and evaluation for two pipeline systems and five pump station facilities. Once completed, the pipeline system will transport 2.25 million barrels of crude oil per day and 258 million standard cubic feet of natural gas per day from a station near Basra to a station near Haditha. The work will be carried out from SNC-Lavalin's offices in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

"We are very pleased to support SCOP," said Terrance Ivers, Executive Vice-President, Oil & Gas, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. "The Iraq Export Pipeline project is well aligned with SNC-Lavalin's extensive pipeline capabilities and experience in the Middle East."

SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world, and is a major player in the ownership of infrastructure and in the provision of operations and maintenance services. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin has offices across Canada and in over 40 other countries around the world, and is currently active in some 100 countries.  www.snclavalin.com

SOURCE: SNC-Lavalin

For further information:

Media:
Lilly Nguyen
Public Relations Manager,
Global Corporate Communications
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
514-393-8000, ext. 54772
lilly.nguyen@snclavalin.com

Investors:
Denis Jasmin
Vice-President, Investor Relations
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc.
514-393-8000, ext. 57553
denis.jasmin@snclavalin.com


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