Energo Engineering Awarded Life Extension Study for BSEE
HOUSTON Ð (October 12, 2017) Ð KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that its subsidiary, Energo Engineering, has been awarded an important guidance study contract by the United States Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) for the Integrity Management Process of Tension Leg Platforms (TLPs) in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
As the TLPs in the Gulf of Mexico near their original design life, operators are looking to continue their service, creating challenges for regulators. Under the terms of the contract, Energo will address integrity management of TLP tendons with four critical areas of focus: Tendon Integrity Management,Tendon Life Extension,Fatigue of "Uninspectable" Tendon Components
Understanding the "Uninspectable" Tendon Components
Energo will work with BSEE to build the framework for their assessments of tendon performance and their expectations for tendon integrity management. This will be crucial to continuing the service of our region's most productive and profitable energy assets.
"The award of this study exemplifies Energo's commitment to safety and operational excellence as an industry leader in Structural Integrity Management and Advanced Analysis," said John Derbyshire, President, KBR Technology and Consulting.
Energo is an integrated, multi-disciplinary and innovative integrity management contractor with a global presence. Energo supports the operators of offshore assets in obtaining and maintaining true operability excellence consistently over time; long and safe operational life; and increased profitability from challenging offshore oil and gas fields.
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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 over 34,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 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 logisticsTechnology & Consulting, 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; gasification; oil and gas consulting; integrity management; naval architecture and proprietary hulls; and downstream consultingEngineering & Construction, 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) and program management
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