KBR was awarded a contract by Dyno Nobel to provide
engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, as well
as technology licensing and equipment,
for an ammonia plant to be built in Waggaman, Louisiana.
The contract award is valued at approximately $600
million, company officials confirmed on
The award also builds upon KBRs portfolio of solid construction execution, according to
the company, positioning KBR to capitalize on the rapidly
increasing shale gas market in North America.
The 800,000 tpy ammonia facility will be designed using
KBRs Purifier technology, which has a documented
track record of safe and reliable operations and offers the
lowest energy consumption in the industry, according to company
We are proud that Dyno Nobel has selected KBR for the
construction of a world-scale
ammonia plant in Louisiana, said David Zelinski,
president of KBR's downstream business.
This award affirms our position as a recognized leader in
ammonia plant technology and EPC services," he
added. "I look forward to the successful completion of this project that will enable our client
to extract the maximum possible performance from this