India: Licensing and Engineering Design KBR Bags Ammonia Plant Contract for HURL Greenfield Urea Project
With an objective of making India self-sufficient in urea production, the project awarded by Toyo Engineering Corporation marks an important landmark for the country.
Texas/USA – KBR has recently announced that it has been awarded an ammonia plant contract by Toyo Engineering Corporation (TOYO) for the Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan (HURL) greenfield urea project in Gorakhpur, India. Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide licensing and basic engineering design (LBED) services for the project.
HURL is a joint venture of three of the most prestigious Indian public sector companies – Coal India (CIL), NTPC (NTPC) and Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) – in cooperation with Fertilizer Corporation of India (FCIL) and Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation (HFCL).
HURL’s Gorakhpur plant is an important milestone for the Government of India towards making India self-sufficient in urea production and is the first initiative of its kind by the Indian Government since the last set of plants were built over 10 years ago.