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 %.
Lihuayi Lijin Refining & Chemical Co. has plans to make use of KBR’s proprietary Catalytic Olefins Technology (K-COT) and Selective Cracking Optimum Recovery (Score) Technology for its new olefins plant in China.
KBR’s proprietary phosgene-based interfacial polycarbonate technology Pcmaxtm will be utilised in both the polycarbonate projects which are expected to be constructed in the Kaifeng and Pingdingshan regions.
KBR has been awarded a reimbursable Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) contract by Methanex Corporation for providing Front End Engineering Design (Feed) services for a 5,000 MTPD world-scale methanol plant to be located adjacent to their existing Geismar, Louisiana facilities.