KBR Awarded INSITE® Advisory Services Contract by Iowa Fertilizer
14 Jun 2021
HOUSTON – June 14, 2021– KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded a contract to provide INSITE® monitoring and advisory services for three years to Iowa Fertilizer Company’s plant at Wever, Iowa.
Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide INSITE® services, part of KBR’s Digital Sustainability Suite, to proactively monitor plant operations utilizing deep domain expertise to diagnose operational problems, determine probable root causes, and recommend corrective actions to prevent or mitigate abnormal events that could lead to unplanned shutdowns and unnecessary emissions.
KBR INSITE® is a cloud-based service for remotely monitoring plant process performance and the health of critical equipment. KBR INSITE® uses a combination of state-of-the-art web-enabled visualization dashboards and advanced mathematical algorithms to observe, track, and analyze operational parameters and key performance indicators (KPIs) that impact the overall efficiency and productivity of the plant.
“We are excited to be a part of IFCo’s commitment towards a sustainable and zero-carbon future and will do our part by providing continuous improvement of all key aspects of their fertilizer plant operations” said Jay Ibrahim, KBR President, Sustainable Technology Solutions. “Through KBR INSITE® service, our team of process experts will remotely monitor and evaluate the performance and health of critical equipment at IFCo’s ammonia plant. This proactive collaboration with KBR will ensure that IFCo can continue to operate its plant efficiently, reliably and safely through all phases of operations including start-up, shutdown and steady-state operations. The overall goal of INSITE is to extend the operating life of the IFCo plant in a sustainable and profitable way, while remaining fully committed to maintaining safe and healthy operations.”
KBR has a long history of designing and building end-to-end, sophisticated, digitalization solutions and services for our clients worldwide, including high-fidelity operator training simulators, reliability-based maintenance solutions, dynamic simulation solutions, advanced process control solutions and more. KBR’s digitalization technologies and solutions enable companies to increase efficiency and productivity, reduce costs, and create opportunities for increased revenue and profitability, while deriving high availability and enhanced value from their existing assets.
We deliver science, technology and engineering solutions to governments and companies around the world. KBR employs approximately 29,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 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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