KBR Signs MoU with Cummins Inc for an Integrated Green Ammonia Solution
06 May 2021
HOUSTON – (May 05, 2021) – KBR (NYSE: KBR) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Cummins Inc. to offer a complete and integrated solution to produce ammonia from renewable sources, commonly referred to as green ammonia.
Under the terms of the MoU, KBR plans to integrate Cummins’ proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolysis technology into its proprietary green ammonia solution, K-GreeN®. Both KBR and Cummins have unique strengths and market leadership in ammonia technology and electrolysis respectively, which when combined aims to deliver a comprehensive and competitive green ammonia offering for clients worldwide.
“We are very pleased to take this important step with Cummins,” says Doug Kelly, KBR President, Technology. “Collectively, our companies have the proprietary knowhow and expertise that will allow us to offer an integrated green ammonia solution to clients worldwide and help with achieving their corporate ESG initiatives.”
“Cummins is excited to explore working with KBR, whose leading ammonia technology can deliver tremendous value with our electrolysis technologies,” says Amy Davis, Vice President and President of New Power at Cummins. “We see great potential to deploy large scale electrolyzer solutions in green ammonia projects and working with KBR on an integrated solution provides value for our customers while enabling decarbonization.”
The MoU is a non-exclusive agreement under which KBR and Cummins will identify areas of deeper collaboration and specific opportunities worldwide.
KBR has been licensing, designing and engineering ammonia plants around the world since 1943. Green ammonia is recognized as one of the most viable options enable the global transition from fossil fuels to renewables and can be used directly as a carbon-free fertilizer, hydrogen transport fuel or chemical.
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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