KBR was awarded a contract by Samsung Engineering to provide
a technology license, basic
engineering design package, and supply of proprietary equipment
for a 1,200 tpd ammonia fertilizer plant in Carrasco,
Bolivia, the company said on Friday.
The fertilizer ammonia complex will be designed using
KBRs Purifier technology. KBR will additionally
supply proprietary operator training simulators and a steam
dynamic simulation study to ensure a safe, fast, efficient
startup of the ammonia plant and continued support to the
This project is part of the Bolivian
governments strategic initiatives for monetization of natural
gas and demand for urea in the region, with production
operations expected to begin in mid-2015.
We look forward to working with Samsung Engineering on
this project which contributes to both
strategic initiatives and overall development of the country of
Bolivia, said John Derbyshire, president of KBR Technology.
This award represents an opportunity to further expand
KBRs footprint in the Latin American market."