HOUSTON - Tuesday, November 13th
2012 [ME NewsWire]
NewsWire)-- KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today it was awarded a contract to
execute front-end engineering and design (FEED) for an Integrated Gasification
Combined Cycle (IGCC) project near Jazan Economic City, Saudi Arabia. Once
complete, it will be the largest gasifier-based power facility built in the
The IGCC complex will convert vacuum
residue to electricity and utilities for a local refinery and export 2.4
Gigawatts of electricity to the Jazan Economic City and the surrounding region.
This award follows KBR’s recent
completion of FEED for the Jazan Refinery and Terminal, a 400,000 bpd facility
located near Jazan Economic City.
KBR is a global engineering,
construction and services company supporting the energy, hydrocarbon,
government services, minerals, civil infrastructure, power, industrial, and
commercial markets. For more information, visit www.kbr.com.
Zac Nagle, 713-753-5082
Vice President, Investor Relations
Marianne Gooch, 713-753-2092
Director, Corporate Communications