KBR Announces Ammonia Plant Revamp Study in Algeria

  KBR Announces Ammonia Plant Revamp Study in Algeria

Business Wire

HOUSTON -- November 7, 2013

KBR (NYSE: KBR), a global engineering, construction and services company,
announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Fertial SpA to conduct
a study that will improve safety, reliability and energy efficiency of two
Algerian ammonia plants.

The outcomes of the study will also increase the overall ammonia production
capacity by 50 percent and be introduced in a phase-by-phase approach for the
1970’s vintage plants. The undisclosed contract value was booked into backlog
in KBR’s fourth quarter of 2013.

“I am confident that the commercial potential of our technology revamp
assessment will help our customer achieve its objective of a more efficient
operation with greater production capacity,” said John Derbyshire, President,
KBR Technology. “KBR is focused on building our long-term relationship with
Fertial SpA and we are pleased to have been selected to perform the first
phase of this revamp project.”

During the first phase of the revamp project, KBR will define the technical
scope and pinpoint the commercial requirements prior to licensing its

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