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KBR launches large-scale clean ammonia platform

| By Mary Bailey

KBR Inc. (Houston) today the launch of its mega 10,000-ton/d blue and green ammonia offering to help meet the growing global sustainable energy and fertilizer demands of today and the future.

The new offering leverages KBR’s proven leadership in capacity scale-up and integrates the company’s robust implemented designs with advanced digital technologies to provide owners the reliability, flexibility and scale required to deliver clean ammonia and hydrogen demands for energy transition.

“We are truly excited to launch our mega ammonia technology for the green hydrogen and ammonia space,” said Doug Kelly, KBR president of Technology. “Given the projected volumes for green hydrogen and ammonia, capacity scale will play a defining role in helping owners implement projects with favorable economics, and we are confident mega plants will allow our clients to realize attractive returns on their low-carbon hydrogen investments.”

Ammonia is increasingly viewed as a primary enabler of a renewable hydrogen energy economy. Global demand for clean ammonia is projected to grow exponentially based on anticipated use in power generation and marine transport, making larger production facilities increasingly attractive.