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London, UK,
07
December
2016

Amec Foster Wheeler appointed to support Heathrow expansion

Newsfacts:
  • Technical advice and support partner for Airport's Integrated Design Team
  • Building on 20 year relationship with Heathrow
  • Contract win supports major infrastructure ambitions

Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a contract by Heathrow Airport Limited to help secure permission for the building of a third runway.

For this Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project, Amec Foster Wheeler has been appointed as an Integrated Design Team partner and will provide a suite of services to support Heathrow in its application for a Development Consent Order to expand the airport. This will include technical advice and support for environmental, design, engineering and consenting consultancy over the next three years.

Jonathan Lewis, Chief Executive Officer, Amec Foster Wheeler plc
Heathrow and Amec Foster Wheeler are the perfect partners. Our global environmental expertise, permitting experience, and track record in major infrastructure development will be invaluable in helping Heathrow to expand and become the world’s most environmentally responsible hub airport.

We’re delighted to have worked with Heathrow for over 20 years, and look forward to building on that strategic relationship as the project develops.
Jonathan Lewis, Chief Executive Officer, Amec Foster Wheeler plc

Heathrow’s expansion is part of a growing portfolio of major infrastructure projects for Amec Foster Wheeler, which includes HS2 and Thames Tideway Tunnels. This is a major award that aligns with the company's plans to target growth in its Environment and Infrastructure business by supporting major projects around the world.

Notes to editors

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

Heathrow Airport is the UK’s largest international airport, from which 80 airlines fly direct to 185 destinations worldwide. Over 75 million passengers arrived and departed from Heathrow Airport in 2015, as well as 1.5 million tonnes of cargo. Further details on its third runway expansion plans can be found at: https://your.heathrow.com/takingbritainfurther/

Forward-Looking Statements

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