HOUSTON – (May 8, 2018) – KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded a pre-FEED contract by INPEX Corporation through its subsidiary INPEX Masela Ltd for the Abadi onshore LNG Project in the Arafura sea in Indonesia.
Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide a cost competitive, pre-FEED package utilizing its well proven design and execution methodologies. The pre-FEED will be performed entirely from KBR's Jakarta office in Indonesia. KBR will provide services including site master plan development, scope of work for the FEED phase as well as an EPC schedule and cost estimate. This work is expected to be performed within approximately six months, with KBR performing studies to establish configuration of the LNG process plant, supporting utilities, and product storage and export facilities.
Due to the remote location of the plant in Eastern Indonesia, KBR will deploy its industry leading logistics expertise to provide solutions for efficient management of construction personnel, materials & equipment.
"KBR is a world leader in designing and building LNG facilities and we have a proven record of delivering reliable and tested solutions in a price and schedule driven market," said Jay Ibrahim, KBR President EMEA & APAC. "KBR's partnership with Indonesia spans more than 40 years and we are proud to participate in this significant national strategic project."
"KBR is committed to developing and enhancing the local engineering industry capabilities in Indonesia," Ibrahim continued.
Abadi LNG project, Masela Block is operated by INPEX Masela under the supervision of The Indonesia Government Special Task Force for Upstream Oil and Gas Business Activities (SKK Migas).
About KBR, Inc.
KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program life cycle within the Government Services and Hydrocarbons sectors. KBR employs approximately 34,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 75 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:
- Government Services, serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full life-cycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics
- Technology, including proprietary technology focused on the monetization of hydrocarbons (especially natural gas and natural gas liquids) in ethylene and petrochemicals; ammonia, nitric acid and fertilizers; oil refining and gasification
- Hydrocarbons Services, including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services
KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.
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