Shaw nets nuclear power maintenance contract by AmerenUE

Baton Rouge, La., September 17, 2009 – The Shaw Group Inc. won a six-year contract with AmerenUE, a unit of St. Louis-based Ameren Corp., to provide nuclear maintenance services to the Callaway nuclear power plant, located near Fulton, Mo.

AmerenUE is an associate member of the Utilities Service Alliance, Inc., consisting of 14 utilities operating 31 reactors capable of producing in excess of 30,850 MW of electrical power.

With the addition of AmerenUE’s Callaway plant, Shaw provides nuclear maintenance services to seven nuclear units within the alliance, including two units operated by Southern California Edison, two units operated by South Texas Project and two units operated by Luminant.

Under the new contract, Shaw will provide routine maintenance, refueling maintenance and capital construction services. The undisclosed value of the contract will be included in the maintenance segment’s backlog of unfilled orders in the first quarter of fiscal year 2010.

Shaw provides maintenance services to 40 of 104 U.S. nuclear reactors in the U.S., including the country’s two largest nuclear fleets. Shaw has performed uprates and studies on 48 operating pressurized water reactor and boiling water reactor nuclear units, adding more than 2,265 MW to the U.S. grid.

With assets of about $23 billion, Ameren serves about 2.4 million electric customers and nearly one million natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area of Missouri and Illinois. Ameren owns a diverse mix of electric generating plants strategically located in its Midwest market with a generating capacity of more than 16,400 MW.

Shaw is a provider of technology, engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, fabrication, manufacturing, consulting, remediation and facilities management services for government and private sector clients in the energy, chemicals, environmental, infrastructure and emergency response markets.

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