SOURCE: Parsons


July 07, 2010 13:39 ET

Parsons and Exploration Logistics Sign Teaming Agreement

Agreement to Collaborate on Unexploded Ordnance and Mine Removal in Iraq

PASADENA, CA--(Marketwire - July 7, 2010) -  Parsons is pleased to announce that it has signed an alliance agreement with Exploration Logistics (Exlogs), a leading enterprise in the management and implementation of turnkey remote medical and safety support systems and mine removal solutions. Parsons and Exlogs have created an alliance to provide unexploded ordnance (UXO), mine, and other explosive remnants of war removal and disposal technology and services applications in Iraq to the oil & gas industry. Both companies have a successful track record of safely providing these services in Iraq. 

Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm headquartered in Pasadena, California, brings to the team the ability to deliver large projects from planning and environmental permitting through startup. Parsons has also cleared munitions from more than 24,000 acres and safely destroyed 10,000 pieces of unexploded ordnance in the United States and abroad.

"Parsons has been providing services to the oil & gas industry since its inception," said Mike Walsh, Parsons Group President. "Exlogs understands the needs and requirements of companies operating in remote and hazardous environments. This teaming of Parsons' resources and reputation in the market with Exlogs' specific experience and expertise will provide oil & gas companies with an unmatched option to make sites safe for the work necessary to meet commitments to the government of Iraq to increase the production of oil & gas."

Exlogs provides a comprehensive range of medical and safety services to support companies that are operating in remote and hazardous locations. With 23 years' experience, a robust project management capability, and more than 1,200 expertly trained field professionals, Exlogs has positioned itself to succeed in a variety of challenging environments.

"This alliance agreement, as well as bringing together our two companies and their extensive experience in working in the Middle East, will greatly benefit our mutual clients as the Iraq market further opens up to foreign investment and economic development projects," said John Wilkinson, Exploration Logistics President. 

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Parsons, celebrating more than 65 years of growth in the engineering and construction industry, is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, environmental, and defense/security. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program and construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide, as well as federal, regional, and local government agencies. For more about Parsons, please visit