KBR, Inc.: KBR Awarded Two Engineering, Procurement, and Construction
Contracts for Agrium's Nitrogen Operations Facility
HOUSTON - March 12, 2014 -- KBR (NYSE: KBR), a global engineering,
construction and services company, announced today that Agrium awarded the
company two engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for a
new grassroots urea plant and to increase the ammonia capacity for Agrium's
Lone Star Project in Borger, Texas.
Upon completion, this world-scale fertilizer facility will produce
approximately 670,000 tons of urea per year and 700,000 tons per year of
ammonia supporting the North American agriculture industry.
The contract values, which were not disclosed, were included in the 2013
second and third quarter backlog of unfilled orders for the Hydrocarbons
"This award confirms KBR's position as the world's leader in the development
and construction of ammonia facilities," said Roy Oelking, KBR Hydrocarbons
Group President. "As the world's leading supplier of ammonia process
technologies, KBR has been involved in the licensing, design, engineering
and/or construction of more than 230 ammonia plants worldwide."
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