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First State Hydrogen awards engineering contract for KBR for new clean-hydrogen plant

| By Mary Bailey

KBR, Inc. (Houston) announced that it has been awarded an engineering services contract by First State Hydrogen, Inc. to support the feasibility and development of its first clean hydrogen production facility in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region.

KBR will provide engineering services to study the feasibility of developing a clean hydrogen production facility through electrolysis powered by renewable energy. The study is part of First State Hydrogen’s vision to provide clean hydrogen for Delaware and the U.S. mid-Atlantic and help the region meet its sustainability goals.

“We are excited to be a part of this important project that will contribute toward a cleaner, more sustainable world,” said Jay Ibrahim, President, KBR Sustainable Technology Solutions. “This award highlights KBR’s extensive and innovative clean hydrogen expertise, in providing solutions that matter, and our strategic commitment to the energy transition.”

“This is an important step for First State Hydrogen as we start laying the groundwork for a clean hydrogen facility that will drive our mission to responsibly and safely advance the clean hydrogen economy and create a more sustainable future,” said Dora Cheatham, VP Sales & Commercialization, First State Hydrogen. “We’re excited to have the KBR team with us on this journey.”