SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. — URS Corporation acquired ForeRunner Corporation, an engineering and construction management company specializing in projects for the oil and gas industry. ForeRunner has approximately 150 employees and is headquartered in Lakewood, Colo.
ForeRunner provides project management, engineering and design, and construction management services, primarily for the development of oil and gas pipelines and compression, storage, and processing facilities. The company has completed approximately 1,800 projects throughout the United States since its founding in 1996. According to URS, ForeRunner complements its expertise in environmental permitting and the design and construction of oil and gas production and storage facilities, processing plants, refineries, and related infrastructure.