HOUSTON – (March 1, 2017) – KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded a two-year engineering services call-off contract by the North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC) covering conceptual studies and pre-front-end engineering services for its projects in in the Kazakhstan zone of the Caspian Sea.
Under the North Caspian Sea Production Sharing Agreement (NCSPSA), NCOC acts on behalf of a consortium of seven energy companies comprising of KazMunayGaz, Eni, Shell, ExxonMobil, Total, CNCP and INPEX, to operate oil and gas activities within the offshore oil field developments covered under the NCSPAS including the Kashagan, Aktote, Kairan and Kalamkas fields.
"KBR is pleased to have the opportunity to provide our renowned front-end expertise, and engineering and execution excellence, for these significant projects for NCOC," said Jay Ibrahim, KBR's President for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
"This award continues KBR's long time work in the Caspian region and our enduring relationship with the operators on these off-shore developments to deliver economic and innovative solutions to further the development of these challenging projects, and our Caspian team is excited to provide fresh and cost effective ideas to NCOC with a commitment of maximizing local content." Ibrahim continued.
KBR has extensive operations and experience in the Caspian region with offices and local employees and wide-ranging project expertise, from feasibility studies and conceptual designs to the provision of extensive project management services for various clients in the region.
About KBR, Inc.
KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program life cycle within the Government Services and Hydrocarbons sectors. KBR employs over 31,000 people worldwide, with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:
- Government Services, serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full life-cycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics
- Technology & Consulting, including proprietary technology focused on the monetization of hydrocarbons (especially natural gas and natural gas liquids) in ethylene and petrochemicals; ammonia, nitric acid and fertilizers; oil refining; gasification; oil and gas consulting; integrity management; naval architecture and proprietary hulls; and downstream consulting
- Engineering & Construction, including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU) and program management
KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results.
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