South Korea: Plant Engineering KBR Bags Technology Contract for Hanwha’s New Nitric Acid Facility

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KBR’s dual-pressure nitric acid technology has been selected by the Hanwha Corp. for its new 1,200 metric tons per day unit located at Yeosu in South Korea. The technology is expected to offer Capex and Opex benefits including efficient energy recovery.

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Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide license, basic engineering design, and technical support to Hanwha’s dual pressure nitric acid plant.
Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide license, basic engineering design, and technical support to Hanwha’s dual pressure nitric acid plant.
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Houston/USA – KBR has recently announced that it has been awarded a dual-pressure nitric acid technology contract by Hanwha Corp. for its new plant at Yeosu in South Korea. Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide license, basic engineering design, and technical support to Hanwha for a 1,200 metric tons per day dual pressure nitric acid plant. Nitric acid is an intermediate chemical for the production of various products including fertilizers, plastics, and dyes.

"KBR is proud to be selected by Hanwha to deliver our leading dual-pressure nitric acid technology that offers tangible Capex and Opex benefits including reduced net energy consumption through efficient energy recovery," said Doug Kelly, KBR President, Technology.

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