KBR's First PurifierPlus™ Ammonia Process Based Plant Commissioned at PAU in Indonesia
HOUSTON - December 13, 2018 - KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has fully commissioned its first PurifierPlus™ ammonia process based greenfield plant at PT Panca Amara Utama (PAU) in Sulawesi, Indonesia.
KBR's new PurifierPlus™ ammonia process provides plant owners with the most energy efficient, low installed cost and the most reliable ammonia technology with enhanced environmental compliance.
The total installed cost of the PurifierPlus™ technology is typical 10-15% less than other technologies and it allows for a smaller plot plan footprint, achieving a 25%-35% reduction compared to a conventional ammonia plant.
In addition to PurifierPlus™ technology, KBR is also providing its proprietary Ammonia InSite® digitalization technology, which maximizes operational performance and profitability of ammonia plants with five applications focused on production management, energy efficiency, maintenance, reliability, and environmental compliance. The online real-time system includes performance diagnostics and analytics, benchmarking, predictability of outcomes, and prevention of unplanned downtime, along with support from KBR experts.
"I am pleased to announce that the first PurifierPlus™ based greenfield project has been successfully commissioned at PAU and is currently operating at 110% of design capacity," said John Derbyshire, KBR President, Technology. "Our PurifierPlus™ technology delivers our clients the lowest total installed cost for ammonia plant projects in the industry while at the same time providing state-of the-art energy and environmental performance. The compact plant design and the InSite system provide additional cost and performance benefits making it a highly attractive technology solution for our clients."
PT Panca Amara Utama (PAU) has set up this 700,000 metric tons per annum (MTPA) capacity greenfield ammonia plant in Batui District, Banggai Regency, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The project represents a commitment to prioritize local manufacturing to convert the country's natural resources into industrial products, and support the development of the manufacturing sector in Eastern Indonesia. PAU will be the first ammonia plant in Sulawesi and the second privately-owned plant in Indonesia.
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