KBR Selected To Perform Turnaround Management And Turnaround Mechanical Execution Services For BP Plant In Decatur, Ala.

KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has been selected to provide the BP Decatur site with specialty turnaround management and turnaround mechanical execution services for one of the six on-site production units at the Western Hemisphere aromatics petrochemical site in Decatur, Ala. This 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 KBR’s ability to mobilize skilled resources and execute highly complex, time-sensitive projects.

“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, 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.”

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.

Copyright Business Wire 2010

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