KBR wins Jizan refinery Feed, PMS deals
Houston, February 9, 2011
KBR has been awarded a contract by Saudi Aramco to provide front-end engineering and design (Feed) and Project Management Services (PMS) for its grassroots Jazan refinery.
KBR will provide Feed and PMS services to develop the process design, layout, integration and optimization of the facility, develop equipment and material specifications, prepare EPC bid packages and develop an estimate for the construction of the refinery, the company said.
KBR will also assist Aramco in overseeing, managing and directing the work-related activities for all phases of the Jazan Refinery and Marine Terminal Project.
KBR has also committed to execute part of the Feed in Saudi Arabia, it said.
The Jazan Refinery and Terminal project, an anticipated 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) facility, is designed to provide a primary foundation industry for the Jazan Economic City development and to provide additional refined products to satisfy the growth in domestic demand within the kingdom, the KBR statement said.
Work on the project is expected to begin this month.
"KBR is pleased to be selected to take part in such a significant project for Saudi Aramco," said John Quinn, president, KBR Downstream.
"This award - along with our existing work at Ras Tanura. the Yanbu Refinery and the Shaybah NGL program - signifies KBR's continued commitment to support Saudi Aramco development programs."
KBR is a global engineering, construction and services company supporting the energy, hydrocarbon, government services, minerals, civil infrastructure, power and industrial markets. - TradeArabia News Service