San Francisco-based URS Corp. announced that it has been awarded a contract by BP Products North America, Inc. to provide construction and maintenance services, including electrical, mechanical, piping, instrumentation, and civil works to the Whiting Refinery, Whiting, Ind. The three-year contract has a maximum value of $150 million to URS.

"We are very pleased with this award," says Tom Zarges, president, energy and construction for URS. "For the past 15 years, URS has been working with BP at the Whiting Refinery, the fifth largest refinery in the United States, and we look forward to building upon our relationship with BP through this award."