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KBR Awarded Green Ammonia Contract to Meet Growing Clean Energy Demand in Japan

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KBR Awarded Green Ammonia Contract to Meet Growing Clean Energy Demand in Japan


Publish Date:
11 May 2022

HOUSTON – May 11, 2022 – KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it was awarded a contract for its green ammonia technology, K-GreeN®, from JGC Holdings Corporation (“JGC”) for a project sponsored by New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), a national research and development agency in Japan.

Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide technology licensing and basic engineering for a pilot project under NEDO’s Green Innovation Fund in Fukushima, Japan.

“Japan is playing a leading role in the adoption of green ammonia to decarbonize our planet,” said Doug Kelly, KBR President, Technology. “KBR is proud to partner with JGC to offer our green ammonia technology for NEDO’s project, and we are confident this will pave the way for further collaboration.”

KBR is the world leader in ammonia technology and has been at the forefront of innovation in the ammonia market for decades. Since 1943, KBR has licensed, engineered, or constructed 250 grassroot ammonia plants worldwide.

About KBR

We deliver science, technology and engineering solutions to governments and companies around the world. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people performing diverse, complex and mission critical roles in 34 countries.

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.

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About JGC

Centered on the two business segments of the EPC business targeting an extensive business field, and functional materials manufacturing propped up by unique technologies, JGC operates businesses in a variety of regions throughout the world.

In addition, JGC is making various efforts to promote the use of hydrogen and ammonia, which are expected to contribute to decarbonization of society. JGC started green chemical plant demonstration projects utilizing large-scale hydrogen production systems with Asahi Kasei Corporation under the “Green Innovation Fund” by NEDO. In the green ammonia project, Asahi Kasei supplies green hydrogen from its large-scale alkaline water electrolysis system at the Fukushima Hydrogen Energy Research Field (FH2R) to the ammonia plant.

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Forward Looking Statement

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The company’s most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K, any subsequent Form 10-Qs and 8-Ks, and other U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings discuss some of the important risk factors that the company has identified that may affect its business, results of operations and financial condition. Except as required by law, the company undertakes no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason.

 

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Investors

Alison Vasquez

Vice President, Investor Relations
713-753-5082
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Media

Philip Ivy
Vice President, Global Communications and Marketing
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