Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals has selected KBR
to provide ammonia technology for its planned grassroots
ammonia plant in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, the companies
confirmed on Friday.
KBR will license its ammonia technology to Indorama to
operate a 2,300 tpd ammonia plant based on KBRs
leading Purifier technology.
Indoramas selection of KBR's technology was based on several
factors, including the highest demonstrated plant run lengths
and the lowest energy consumption, according to project officials.
We are very proud that Indorama has selected KBR for
this world-scale fertilizer complex in Nigeria, said John
Derbyshire, president KBR Technology.
Africa is considered one of the largest emerging markets
for the fertilizer business and it is a great source of pride
for us to be associated with one of the worlds most
dynamic companies for this breakthrough project," he said.
Indorama has a long-standing relationship with
KBR, added Manish Mundra, managing director for
As the licensor for Indoramas ethylene plant in
Port Harcourt, KBR has delivered strong value to
Indoramas existing operations and we are confident our
selection of the Purifier technology will provide us
with the worlds leading ammonia technology for this next phase of
our companys growth.