KBR Awarded Freeport, Texas Ammonia Plant EPC Contract
20 Feb 2015
- February 20, 2015 -
KBR announced today that it has executed an EPC contract with Yara International and BASF Group's new joint production company to provide ammonia synthesis licensed technology and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) to build a world-scale ammonia plant at BASF's site in Freeport, Texas.
Upon completion, the ammonia plant will use KBR's experienced EPC delivery and technology capabilities, including KBR's ammonia synthesis process, to produce about 750,000 metric tons per year of ammonia.
KBR is proud to continue our relationship with Yara and BASF through our performance on this project," said Stuart Bradie, KBR President and CEO. "This project represents KBR's ability to bring world-class technology together with our engineering, procurement and construction skills to safely deliver complex energy projects in line with our strategy of differentiated EPC. This follows KBR's successful track record on the U.S. Gulf Coast."
KBR has been involved in the licensing, design, engineering and/or construction of more than 230 ammonia plants worldwide.Expected revenue from the contract will be included in first quarter 2015 backlog for KBR's Engineering and Construction segment.
About KBR, Inc.
KBR, Inc. is a global technology, engineering, procurement and construction company serving the hydrocarbons and government services industries, employing about 27,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 70 countries and operations in 40 countries across three distinct global businesses:Technology & Consulting, including proprietary technology in refining, ethylene, ammonia and fertilizers, and gasification; and niche consulting and know-how through Granherne/Energo and GVA;Engineering & Construction, including Upstream Oil & Gas; LNG/GTL; Downstream Petrochemicals and Chemicals; and differentiated EPC; and,Government Services, including program management and long term annuity contracts.
KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added consulting services and integrated EPC skills to ensure a consistent project delivery with predictable results. At KBR, we deliver. Visit www.kbr.com.
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