KBR has been selected to provide BP's Decatur plant in
Alabama with specialty turnaround management and turnaround
mechanical execution services, the companies confirmed on
The work will be performed on one of the six on-site
production units at the aromatics site in Decatur. The plant
utilizes paraxylene to manufacture plastic bottles, polyester
material and new generation polyesters and resins.
The contract award is valued at $3.5 million and underscores
KBRs ability to mobilize skilled resources and execute
highly complex, time-sensitive projects, according to project
KBR has extensive experience serving the petrochemical industry by providing
specialized turnaround management, project controls, and direct hire
execution services, said Ivor Harrington, group president
for KBR Services.
KBR has provided supplemental maintenance, annual shutdowns and
small capital projects to the site since 1998. We
are pleased to have been selected by this valued client and
look forward to building on our long-standing relationship as
we work toward the successful completion of this project.