Jacobs Engineering Group has extended its software licence agreement with Aveva to 2007. Under the agreement, Aveva will provide Jacobs with a pool of licences for the flexible use of its VANTAGE suite of engineering lifecycle software.

Software covered under the agreement includes the Plant Design Management System (PDMS), the 3D design and deliverables system; Plant Engineering, the data management and schematic development family; and Project Resource Management for integrated materials management and executive control of costs and progress.