KBR on Friday was awarded a general works contract for the
construction of a 200 million
standard cubic feet/day (SCFD) sweet natural gas
processing plant near Fort St. John, British Columbia,
KBRs Canadian subsidiary, KBR Wabi, will execute all
mechanical, structural, architectural, concrete (structural and
other), electrical and instrument works for the project, which aims to monetize
recent shale gas discoveries.
Financial terms were not disclosed. KBR also did not give
information regarding the operator.
KBR is fully committed to supporting the clients
objectives for the project and drawing upon our skilled
resources in the region, and we are prepared to construct a
safe and fully operational natural gas
processing plant, said Karl Roberts, senior vice
president of KBR Canada.
This award also builds upon our portfolio of solid construction execution, positioning
KBR Canada to capitalize on the rapidly increasing shale gas
market in British Columbia.