KBR Ammonia Technology Selected for New Fertilizer Facility in Indiana
HOUSTON -- December 19, 2013
KBR (NYSE: KBR), a global engineering, construction and services company,
announced today that its leading ammonia process technology has been selected
by Midwest Fertilizer Corporation for its new fertilizer manufacturing plant
in Mt. Vernon, Indiana.
The 2,200 metric ton per day ammonia capacity plant will utilize KBR’s
proprietary Purifier^TM technology that delivers the lowest proven energy
consumption in the industry, reduces capital costs and improves overallplant
operations. The undisclosed contract value for KBR will be booked into backlog
during the fourth quarter of 2013.
“This is an extremely important project for our client and the people of
Indiana,” said John Derbyshire, President, KBR Technology, noting that these
facilities have typically increased local economic activity, brought
agricultural benefits and added jobs. “As a leader in ammonia process
technology and construction for more than 60 years, KBR is well positioned to
help our clients deliver projects that serve local communities for decades to
KBR will provide the technology license, basic engineering and design package,
and supply of proprietary equipment for the world-scale grassroots facility.
KBR is a global engineering, construction and services company supporting the
energy, hydrocarbon, power, industrial, civil infrastructure, minerals,
government services and commercial markets. For more information, visit
Zac Nagle, 713-753-5082
Investor Relations and Communications
Richard Goins, 713-753-8209
Director, Corporate Communications
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