The Shaw Group is one of the leading global providers of technology, engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance, fabrication, manufacturing, consultation and remediation services. Founded in 1987, the company serves the government and private sector clients in the energy, chemical, environmental, infrastructure and emergency response markets. It has more than 27,000 employees and over 180 offices in North America, South America, Europe and the Middle East. Headquartered in Baton Rouge, La., The Shaw Group conducts site selection, characterization, evaluation and monitoring studies. It applies civil and structural engineering expertise and a thorough knowledge of environmental assessment, planning and design to successfully meet infrastructure needs. The company offers comprehensive construction services primarily for the refining, petrochemical, pipeline and electric power industries. The Shaw Group also maintains a presence in Alpharetta, Ga.