KBR, Inc. : KBR to Provide SCORE™ Technology and Integrated EPC Support for Ethylene Plant in Uzbekistan; KBR's First SCORE™ Technology Plant in the Region
06/21/2012| 04:10pm US/Eastern
KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it will provide an integrated
technology, engineering, procurement and construction support solution
for Uz-Kor Gas Chemical's flexible feed, 400,000 metric ton per year
ethylene plant in the Ustyurt region of Uzbekistan. The plant will be
the first ethylene plant based on KBR's license in Uzbekistan and will
utilize KBR's proprietary SCORE™ (Selective Cracking and Optimum
KBR will deliver the basic engineering package, SCORE™ technology
license, operator training, start-up services and in-country
construction assistance. KBR will also provide detailed engineering and
design for the furnace section of the ethylene plant and supply
equipment related to the ethylene furnace. GS Engineering and
Construction Corp. will supply additional engineering, procurement, and
construction for the project. This project will further strengthen KBR's
working relationship with GS Engineering & Construction as providers of
competitive Lump Sum EPC solutions to potential customers.
KBR's SCORE™ technology provides the petrochemical industry with
state-of-the-art technology optimized from both a design contractor's
and ethylene producer's perspective.
"We are excited about the opportunity to provide KBR's technology and
services for the first time in an Uzbek plant," said David Zelinski,
KBR's Downstream President. "The region's abundant supply of gas and
other natural resources have the potential to deliver growth and
prosperity to both KBR and Uzbekistan."
KBR is a global engineering, construction and services company
supporting the energy, hydrocarbon, government services, minerals, civil
infrastructure, power, industrial, and commercial markets. For more
information, visit www.kbr.com.
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