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AMECO Forms Joint Venture with Mikisew Energy Services Group in Alberta, Canada

Fluor AMECO, a unit of Fluor Corporation, announced today that it has formed a joint venture with Mikisew Energy Services Group. This new partnership, Mikisew/AMECO Group, will provide fleet management and common services for capital construction projects and ongoing operations. The company is based in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, and will focus on providing services in the Wood Buffalo region of northern Alberta and adjacent markets.

"AMECO is pleased to be joining forces with Mikisew to expand services in the important Canadian province of Alberta," said Gary Bernardez, president of AMECO. "Mikisew's reputation and local expertise coupled with AMECO's mobile equipment management capabilities will add exceptional value and service to clients in the region."

AMECO and Mikisew have more than 80 years of combined industry experience and both are recognized as industry leaders in their fields. This joint venture will enhance services to clients and provide additional opportunities for the Mikisew Cree First Nation, one of the largest First Nations in Alberta.

"We believe this joint venture brings something new and exciting to the Wood Buffalo region," said Mike Heck, general manager of Mikisew Energy Services Group. "By joining together a world-class fleet management company with the largest First Nation in the region brings additional opportunities for our customers as well as our employees."

Mikisew Energy Services Group, founded in 1992, is 100 percent owned and operated by Mikisew Cree First Nation. Working in the oil and gas, mining and forestry industries, Mikisew Energy provides a spectrum of plant support services, catering primarily to the needs of large-scale industrial clients. The company also supplies labor, project management, material handling, environmental and safety services, and other plant and mine services.

AMECO, a unit of Fluor Corporation, is the world's leader in integrated mobile equipment and tool solutions and has provided a wide range of services to construction, mining, government and industrial markets across the globe for over 60 years. The company is focused on three primary businesses: operations fleet services, construction site services and equipment distribution.

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) designs, builds and maintains many of the world's most challenging and complex projects. Through its global network of offices on six continents, the company provides comprehensive capabilities and world-class expertise in the fields of engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance and project management. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Fluor is a FORTUNE 200 company and had revenues of $22 billion in 2009.

Published 16/11/2010

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