KBR wins construction work for revamp, expansion of Texas ammonia furnace

KBR was selected by a major supplier of agricultural products to perform turnaround services for their ammonia furnace revamp and expansion project in Borger, Texas, the company announced on Wednesday.

KBR will provide turnaround construction and project management services for the shutdown, maintenance and retubing of the ammonia furnace scheduled to take place in August 2013.

The plant turnaround services are expected to increase efficiencies and extend the operational life of the KBR-designed furnace.

“This award introduces KBR’s Specialty Fields Services into the ammonia furnace revamp business,” said Ivor Harrington, president of KBR's services business.

“We see strong growth opportunity in this area of turnaround execution capabilities and are committed to expanding our foothold in the ammonia industry," he added.

KBR did not identify the specific company supplier.

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