Fluor Opens New Argentine Office

Fluor announced the opening of its expanded office in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to support projects in the region. Fluor's total office staff of 50 is double the number of professionals since the beginning of 2008. They are part of Fluor's global workforce and perform engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services for the oil and gas, mining, manufacturing and life sciences, petrochemicals and operations and maintenance sectors.

The office is located at 323 San Martin Street on the seventh floor in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The company will host a grand opening at the new office location in Buenos Aires on Thursday, November 6, 2008, from 6 to 9 p.m. Buenos Aires time.

Fluor's key clients in the oil and gas, manufacturing and mining industries have expressed interest in Fluor expanding its Argentina-based capabilities to support their increasing needs in the region. The Buenos Aires office will offer operations that not only will support many of Fluor's clients in Argentina, but also will serve the entire South America region and strategic global interests as a value-engineering center.

"Fluor has executed some of the most complex projects in the most challenging regions of the world," said David Seaton, Fluor's group president of energy and chemicals. "We will continue to serve the needs of our clients in Argentina and throughout South America, while expanding our resource base and work with the local community."