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Quanta Services Selected By TransCanada For Houston Lateral Pipeline Project

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Quanta Services Selected By TransCanada For Houston Lateral Pipeline Project

06:07 EDT Wednesday, October 30, 2013

HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR) today announced that Price Gregory International, a Quanta Services company, was selected to install pipeline infrastructure for TransCanada Corporation's Houston Lateral Project. Price Gregory will construct and install approximately 48 miles of 36-inch diameter steel pipe to interconnect TransCanada's Gulf Coast Pipeline to refineries in the Houston, Texas marketplace. The Houston Lateral pipeline should increase Houston refiners' access to U.S. and Canadian oil for refining once the project is complete.

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"Quanta values its long-standing relationship with TransCanada," said Jim O'Neil, president and chief executive officer of Quanta Services. "This project will support approximately 650 construction-related jobs for Quanta employees and subcontractors, in addition to the survey, inspection, project management and other personnel provided by TransCanada for the project. As the largest pipeline construction company in North America, Quanta has significant resources, a track record of safe execution and we believe the best people in the business. We look forward to safely executing the Houston Lateral Project."

Price Gregory has a limited notice to proceed on the project and expects it to be completed in the spring of 2014.

About Quanta ServicesQuanta Services is a leading specialized contracting services company, delivering infrastructure solutions for the electric power and natural gas and pipeline industries. Quanta's comprehensive services include designing, installing, repairing and maintaining energy infrastructure. Additionally, Quanta licenses point-to-point fiber optic telecommunications infrastructure in certain markets and offers related design, procurement, construction and maintenance services. With operations throughout North America and in certain international markets, Quanta has the manpower, resources and expertise to safely complete projects that are local, regional, national or international in scope. For more information, visit www.quantaservices.com.

Forward-Looking StatementsThis press release (and any oral statements regarding the subject matter of this press release) contains forward-looking statements intended to qualify for the "safe harbor" from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to: any expected value of the contract with TransCanada, the scope, services, terms and results of the project awarded under the contract, the anticipated commencement and completion dates for the project, the safety, efficiency or success of the project, the impact of the project on jobs and the mobility of oil and natural gas, and prospective growth in the demand for infrastructure, as well as statements reflecting expectations, intentions, assumptions or beliefs about future events and other statements that do not relate strictly to historical or current facts.  Although Quanta's management believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct.  These statements can be affected by inaccurate assumptions and by a variety of risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict or beyond our control, including, among others, the effects of industry, economic or political conditions outside of the control of Quanta; successful performance and completion of the contract and the project awarded thereunder; failure to realize the anticipated value of the contract or the project; the potential for incurrence of damages or other claims for schedule delays or performance shortfalls, including as a result of warranty claims following completion of the project; the failure of subcontractors to perform their obligations, including warranty obligations, under their subcontracts; adverse changes in economic conditions and trends in relevant markets; delays, reductions in scope or cancellations of the contract or the project awarded thereunder, including as a result of weather, regulatory or environmental issues; cancellation and termination provisions present in the contract; and other factors affecting the business of the Quanta generally, including risks detailed in Quanta's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, Quanta's Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the applicable quarters in 2013 and any other documents filed by Quanta with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  Should one or more of these risks materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are current only as of this date. Quanta does not undertake and expressly disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Quanta further expressly disclaims any written or oral statements made regarding the subject matter of this press release by any third party.  For a discussion of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, investors are urged to refer to Quanta's documents filed with the SEC that are available through the company's web site at www.quantaservices.com or through the SEC's Electronic Data Gathering and Analysis Retrieval System (EDGAR) at www.sec.gov.

Investors - Kip Rupp, CFA 

Media - Deborah Buks and Molly LeCronier

Quanta Services, Inc.

 Ward Creative Communications

713-341-7260

 713-869-0707

SOURCE Quanta Services, Inc.

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