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May 25, 2011 09:56 ET

Equity Research on Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. and KBR Inc. - Pros and Cons for Technical Services Sector

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - May 25, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Technical Services industry and has completed analytical research on Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) and KBR Inc. (NYSE: KBR). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

Engineering Companies in the Technical Services sector are being affected by various trends among their primary customers. On the positive side of things, oil and gas companies are making sizeable increases to their capital expenditure levels. High oil prices have given producers a greater stock of cash to spend on expanding their infrastructure. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the Technical Services industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the Technical Services industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. and KBR Inc.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

The growing popularity and usage of natural gas also poses a significant opportunity for companies like Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Now that major reserves of natural gas have been discovered alongside of a new hydraulic fracturing technique that makes them profitable to harvest, spending on production infrastructure could see a significant uptick. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. research report is accessible for free by registering today at

KBR Inc. has already benefitted from the increased hydrocarbons spending as it saw a net rise in its income during the most recent quarter thanks to strong performance in its oil and gas segment. KBR Inc. research report is available for free by signing up now at

On the negative side of things, companies are seeing revenues from defense contracts shrink. New emphasis on lowering the United States Defense budget has resulted in programs aimed at reining in excess spending by incentivizing cost reduction. Whereas before the excess money not used in contracts would simply be forfeited by the various departments of the military, new programs should make it so that this sort of unnecessary spending does not take place, ultimately hurting the top-lines for companies in the Technical Services Sector. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

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