Jacobs Engineering Group Inc was founded in 1947 and incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware. The Company through its subsidiaries provides technical, professional, and construction services including engineering, design, and architectural services; construction and construction management services; operations and maintenance services; and process, scientific, and systems consulting services. The Company provides four categories of services: Project Services, Process, Scientific, and Systems Consulting Services (including services performed in connection with scientific testing, analysis, and consulting activities, as well as information technology and systems engineering and integration activities), Construction Services and Operations and Maintenance Services. The Company offers services to the following industries and markets: Oil and gas exploration, production, and refining; Chemicals and polymers; Programs for various national governments, including aerospace, defense, and environmental programs; Buildings (including specialized buildings for clients operating in the fields of healthcare, education, and high technology; governmental complexes; other specialized civic and mission critical buildings, installations, and laboratories; and retail and commercial buildings); Infrastructure and telecommunications; Mining and minerals; Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology; Power; Pulp and paper; Technology and manufacturing; and, Food and consumer products, among others. Its competitors includes Bechtel, Fluor, Foster Wheeler, KBR, Technip, WorleyParsons, CB&I, AMEC, HDR, HOK, AECOM, Turner, Parsons Brinckerhoff, HNTB, Tetra Tech, Parsons, and W.S. Atkins, Leidos, CH2M Hill, Weston, Lockheed Martin, and Computer Sciences Corporation. The Company is subject to U.S. federal, state, local and foreign laws and regulations that affect its business.