KBR, Inc.: KBR Announces the Appointment of Director

             KBR, Inc.: KBR Announces the Appointment of Director

HOUSTON - August 19, 2014 - KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today the election
of Mr. James Blackwell as a member of the KBR Board of Directors.

Mr. Blackwell announced his plans to retire from Chevron Corporation where he
has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility during his 34-year
tenure with the company. He began his career as a roustabout with Gulf Oil,
which merged with Standard Oil Company of California to form Chevron. Mr.
Blackwell worked his way up to Executive Vice President, Technology and
Services, with responsibility for a portfolio that included the major capital
projects organization for Chevron.

"On behalf of KBR, I am delighted that Jim will join the Board. We are
confident that with Jim's industry experience and knowledge, he will add
significant value and insight," said Mr. Loren Carroll, Chairman of the Board
of KBR.

Currently, Mr. Blackwell is a member of the Board of Trustees at St. Mary's
College of California. He previously served on the board of directors of the
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. and the board of
directors for the National Bureau of Asian Research. He is a member of the
CSIS U.S.-China Policy Roundtable and the CSIS U.S.-ASEAN Strategy Commission.

The Mississippi native holds bachelor's degrees in biology and environmental
technology from the University of Southern Mississippi. He subsequently
graduated with a master's degree in petroleum engineering from Tulane

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