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KBR awarded contract to revamp ammonia plant in Russia

| By Mary Bailey

KBR, Inc. (Houston; announced that it has been awarded a contract by JSC ACRON subsidiary JSC Dorogobuzh  to provide equipment to revamp its ammonia plant located in Dorogobuzh in the Smolensk region of Russia.

Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide proprietary equipment to enable Dorogobuzh to produce low cost ammonia. KBR previously received a contract from Dorogobuzh to provide KBR’s proprietary ammonia technology to significantly increase plant capacity to 2,100 MTPD and improve efficiency. KBR is utilizing its industry leading revamp technology KBR Reforming Exchanger System( KRES™) in conjunction with KBR’s True Cold Wall Add-on Converter to achieve low project cost for the revamp at this site.

“We take immense pride in working with ACRON to revamp its ammonia production facility at Dorogobuzh,” said John Derbyshire, KBR President Technology & Consulting. “These recent contracts reinforce the trust of our clients in KBR’s proprietary equipment and ammonia technology.”