KBR said Thursday it was awarded a construction contract for
ExxonMobils new synthetics lubricant base stock facility
to be built at ExxonMobils refinery and chemical plant complex
in Baytown, Texas.
When completed in 2013, the facility will produce ExxonMobil
Chemicals high-viscosity SpectraSyn Elite
metallocene PAO base stock.
KBRs scope of work for the Baytown plant includes site
work, civil, structural, pipe, electrical, instrumentation and
mechanical installation, test and checkout services.
The award by Technip USA, the prime contractor responsible
for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of this new
facility, follows the construction of ExxonMobils flare
gas recovery project in Beaumont, for which KBR
and Technip successfully collaborated to execute a complete EPC
This contract award exemplifies KBRs ability to
offer competitive, cost-effective construction services to our
customers, said David Zimmerman, group president of KBR
We look forward to leveraging the past success
experienced through our collaboration with Technip to deliver a
world-class lubricant base stock facility to ExxonMobil
Chemical safely, on schedule, and within budget," he