KBR Awarded Condensate Refineries Project Contract for Niger
HOUSTON, Dec. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded the Project Management Consultancy Services contract by Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for front-end engineering design (FEED) definition at the NNPC headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.
Under the terms of the contract, KBR, as co-consultant with the National Engineering and Technical Company Ltd (NETCO) will provide technical consultancy services for four greenfield refineries in the ANOH and Western Forcados area.
This work is expected to be performed over a six-month period with KBR providing strategic advisory consulting on elimination of condensate from oil export streams which will reduce dependency and expense of imported refined products. The work will be conducted from KBR's Leatherhead office in the U.K. with support from the Middle East and Houston.
The main objective of the project is upgrading gas condensate to valuable refined fuel products. This reduces the country's dependence on costly imported fuels and is well aligned with KBR's gas monetization and asset optimization strategies. Together, these strategies provide a valuable, sustainable solution to Nigeria in matters of fuel security, economic development and regional capacity building.
"We are delighted to be part of this strategic project supporting a prestigious partner to deliver the transition to an increasingly sustainable energy solution for Nigeria," said Jay Ibrahim, KBR President, Energy Solutions – Services. "The work will be undertaken by KBR's consulting team, where our strategic master-planning capability resides to help customers improve their sustainability, energy efficiency and maximize asset performance."
KBR is leading the industry to meet the world's ever-growing energy and chemicals demands. From an expanding portfolio of greener, cleaner solutions to its comprehensive feasibility study solutions, KBR is supporting the world's transition to a clean energy future.
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KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors. KBR employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:
KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.
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