Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has awarded KBR with a Project Management Consultancy Services contract for four condensate greenfield refineries in Nigeria. The aim of the new projects is to lower the country's dependence on expensive imported fuels.
Under the deal, KBR will provide an Operator Training Simulator and an Advanced Process Control system for Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan’s new 2200 MTPD ammonia plant in India. Work is expected to be performed by the firm over the next three years.
KBR has been awarded a contract for Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) technology by Shenghong Refining Petrochemical (Lian Yun Gang), China. This is the first commercial VAM technology license secured under an alliance agreement between KBR and Showa Denko to commercialize their VAM technology.
KBR’s solvent deasphalting technology – Rose has been finalized by Saudi Aramco for its residue upgrading and clean fuels project at the Riyadh Refinery in Saudi Arabia. According to the deal, KBR will offer a 3-product Rose technology license, basic engineering design, and proprietary equipment for the project.
Under the agreement, KBR will be responsible to debottleneck Train 2 of Satorp's existing 440,000 barrels per day refinery in Jubail. Once complete, the project is expected to increase the refinery’s capacity by 15 %.