Nigeria: Feed KBR Wins Contract for Bua Group’s New Refinery

Editor: Ahlam Rais

KBR has secured a Front-End Engineering Design contract from the BUA Group for its new refinery in Nigeria. The upcoming facility will support fuel production for Nigeria's domestic and regional markets, thus reducing the country’s dependence on imports.

The award marks the continuation of a strong relationship with the Bua Group after KBR successfully completed the conceptual feasibility study for the project in 2018.
The award marks the continuation of a strong relationship with the Bua Group after KBR successfully completed the conceptual feasibility study for the project in 2018.
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Houston/USA – KBR has announced that it has been awarded a contract to complete the Front-End Engineering Design (Feed) for BUA Group's new, modern refinery facility in Nigeria.

The award marks the continuation of a strong relationship with the Bua Group, a leading agricultural and industrial chemicals conglomerate, after KBR successfully completed the conceptual feasibility study for the project in 2018.

The facility will support fuel production for Nigeria's domestic and regional markets, helping reduce the country's dependence on imported supplies. Elements of the work will include sulphur removal facilities, water treatment facilities to meet high level environmental standards, and heat integration to ensure long standing efficiency of production.

"KBR's Sustainable Technology Solutions business is committed to provide and shape sustainable and efficient solutions to its clients globally," said Jay Ibrahim, KBR President – Sustainable Technology Solutions. "This contract outlines our strong position as a market leader in this sector, and we are excited to continue working with Bua in this critical next phase of the project."

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