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KBR wins contract to develop giant oilfield in Iraq

BAGHDAD, May 14, 2018

KBR, a major engineering, procurement and construction company, said it had been awarded a major contract by Basra Oil Company (BOC) for the development of the Majnoon oil field, one of the world's biggest oilfields, located in the Iraqi city of Basra.   

As per the deal, KBR will provide overall project management, multi-discipline engineering support, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services to the Iraqi company under a two plus one year extendable service contract.

On the contract win, Jay Ibrahim, the President (Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific) said: "KBR has a long and rich history in Iraq and we are excited to be able to leverage our broad expertise in onshore oil and gas processing facilities across the project lifecycle as a true partner to BOC."

"This award highlights the Basra company's confidence in KBR's capabilities to deliver in multiple engineering discipline areas across a variety of projects," remarked Ibrahim.

"We look forward to transferring our knowledge and experience to local Iraqis in order to leave a lasting legacy in the country," he added.-TradeArabia News Service

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