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Australia's CIMIC Sues Chevron Over $1.4B Gorgon LNG Construction Dispute
Monday, August 22, 2016 Australian construction company CIMIC starts court proceedings in the U.S. against Chevron and KBR, seeking as much as $1.42 billion regarding a dispute over the jetty at the Gorgon LNG project in Western Australia.
Australia's UGL Faces More Provisions On Work For Ichthys LNG
Monday, June 06, 2016 Australian contractor UGL Ltd warns it may have to book a provision of up to $146 million for losses on its work for the Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, knocking its shares down 35 percent.
Oil-Sands Slump Doesn't Feel So Bad for Canada Maintenance Crews
Thursday, January 14, 2016 The companies that clean the boilers, grease the machinery and tighten the bolts are skirting the carnage in Canada's energy patch.
KBR Wins Fort Hills Oil Sands Mining Work
Friday, July 24, 2015 Engineering and construction firm KBR wins a contract to work on the Fort Hills Oil Sands Mining Project in Canada.
Kvaerner, KBR Win Topside Contract for Johan Sverdrup Platform
Monday, June 08, 2015 Statoil signs a deal with Kvaerner and KBR for the construction of the topside for a utility and living quarters platform for the Johan Sverdrup field.
KBR Bags Near-Shore FLNG FEED Contract from Lloyds Energy
Wednesday, June 03, 2015 KBR bags a near-shore floating liquefied natural gas front end engineering design contract from Lloyds Energy.
US Top Court Backs Contractor KBR In Iraq Whistleblower Case
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 The Supreme Court hands a victory to defense contractor KBR in its legal fight with a former employee who filed a whistleblower suit accusing it of defrauding the US government in Iraq.
KBR Bags Saudi Aramco's Project Management Services Contract
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 KBR bags contract to provide project management services for Saudi Aramco's offshore program.
BG Signs Oil Contractor Deal With KBR To Reduce Costs
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 BG Group signs an agreement with KBR to hire skilled contractors for its large-scale projects at short notice, an alliance that will allow BG to cut hiring costs.
BP Awards FEED Contracts for Tangguh Expansion Project
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 BP awards two consortia with contracts for onshore FEED work at its Tangguh Expansion Project in Indonesia.
KBR-DSME JV Lands Eni's FEED Contract for Mozambique FLNG Facility
Friday, October 17, 2014 The KD consortium lands a front end engineering design contract for a floating LNG facility for the Coral South project offshore Mozambique from Eni.
KBR Awarded Major Engineering Design Contract by BP
Monday, December 30, 2013 KBR is awarded a contract by BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Limited to provide detailed engineering and procurement support services for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 Project in the Caspian Sea.
KBR: Foreign Investors May Balk at Pemex's Sovereign Status
Friday, November 15, 2013 An ongoing legal dispute between KBR and Pemex units serves as a warning for any foreign company doing business in Mexico, contends a top attorney with KBR.
KBR CFO to Retire
Thursday, September 05, 2013 KBR announces that Susan Carter will resign as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
KBR Says Moves Closer to Resolving $356M Pemex Dispute
Thursday, August 29, 2013 KBR wins its latest court battle with Pemex in a decade-long dispute over payments from the Mexican state oil company for offshore platform work.
KBR Selected for Chevron Lianzi Project
Thursday, April 04, 2013 KBR announced that it was selected by Subsea 7 to perform the topsides design for the Chevron Lianzi development project.
KBR Bags FEED Work for FPSO Offshore Angola
Monday, August 06, 2012 KBR has been awarded a FEED contract to perform work for the topsides and hull associated with a new-build, double-sided, single-bottom hull FPSO vessel.
KBR Wins Shale Gas Processing Facility Construction Contract
Thursday, May 03, 2012 KBR receives a work contract for the constructions of a 200 million standard cubic feet per day sweet natural gas processing plant in Canada.
KBR, JV Partners Pen EPC Contract for Ichthys LNG
Friday, February 10, 2012 KBR announced that its JV with JGC Corp. and Chiyoda Corp., the JKC JV, has signed the formal contract for EPC activities on the Ichthys LNG Project in Northern Australia.
KBR Briefs Dividend for Quarter
Thursday, October 06, 2011 KBR has declared a quarterly cash dividend of five cents ($0.05) per share on the company's common stock.
Halliburton Required to Pay for Bad Bolts
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Halliburton has been notified that an award of approximately $200MM has been issued to BCLC by the panel hearing an arbitration proceeding filed by BCLC against KBR.
KBR Bags Hyundai Gig for BP Quad 204 Proj.
Friday, August 26, 2011 KBR has received a letter of award from Hyundai Heavy to perform engineering design and procurement support services for the BP Quad 204 FPSO Project.
KBR Wins Pre-FEED for BP Hod Proj.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 KBR was awarded a contract by BP to execute pre-FEED engineering studies for the Hod Re-Development (HRD) Project.
KBR Clinches Engineering Design Services Contract in AU
Wednesday, June 01, 2011 KBR has been selected to execute engineering design services for three CSG pipelines designed to carry CSG from gasfields in central Queensland, Australia.
KBR Lands Contract at Chevron Facility
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 KBR has been awarded a $65 million contract by Chevron Products Company to execute a Base Oil expansion project at Chevron's refinery in Pascagoula, MS.
KBR Bags Design Engineering Gig for Jack/St. Malo FPU
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 KBR has been awarded a contract by Chevron to execute detailed design engineering for the Jack & St. Malo FPU located in the GOM.
KBR Bags Contract for Saudi Aramco
Thursday, April 14, 2011 KBR has been awarded an engineering and project management services contract by Saudi Aramco as part of its General Engineering Services Plus (GES+) initiative.
KBR Declares Cash Dividend
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 KBR has declared a quarterly cash dividend of five cents.
KBR Selected for Detailed Design of Chevron's Big Foot Topsides Project
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 KBR has been selected by Chevron USA Inc. to execute the detailed design for the Chevron Big Foot Topsides project.
KBR Subsidiary Selected to Execute Bonaparte Pre-FEED Study
Monday, January 10, 2011 KBR's subsidiary has been selected by GDF Suez to execute the Upstream pre-FEED study for the Bonaparte LNG Project.
KBR Finalizes Share Acquisition in M.W. Kellogg
Monday, January 03, 2011 KBR has completed the acquisition of the 44.94 percent share interest in M.W. Kellogg (MWKL) previously held by JGC Corporation.
KBR Acquires Roberts & Schaefer
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 KBR has acquired Roberts & Schaefer. The purchase price is $280MM, plus preliminary net working capital of $12MM with final adjustment after closing.
JGC to Sell MWKL Interest to KBR
Monday, December 20, 2010 JGC will be selling its 44.94% share interest in M.W. Kellogg Limited (MWKL) to KBR.
KBR Sets Up Shop in Angola
Monday, November 29, 2010 KBR will open an Angola Operating Center based in Luanda.
KBR Awarded Topsides Detailed Design for CLOV FPSO
Friday, October 15, 2010 KBR has been awarded a contract to execute the topsides detailed design for TOTAL's CLOV FPSO unit.
KBR Bags Second Contract for West Nile Delta Development
Thursday, August 26, 2010 KBR has been selected by BP to undertake the second stage of concept selection and definition for the onshore terminal and export pipelines for BP's West Nile Delta Development in Egypt.
Hoegh, KBR Join Forces for LNG FPSO Segment
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 Hoegh LNG and Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) have executed an agreement for the long term cooperation within the LNG FPSO segment.
KBR Subsidiary Scores FEED Contract in North Sea
Thursday, March 25, 2010 KBR announced that its consulting subsidiary, Granherne, has been selected to take part in the FEED contract for the Greenfield sections of Hess Denmark South Arne Phase 3 Development in the North Sea.
Woodside Contracts KBR for Browse LNG Design Study
Thursday, February 11, 2010 KBR has been awarded a contract by Woodside to execute a basis of design study for the company's Browse Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Development.
KBR's Mexican Subsidiary Receives Arbitration Award
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 KBR's Mexican subsidiary, Commisa, has received an arbitration award against Pemex Exploration and Production for approximately $286M.
Woodside Awards Dual FEED Contracts for Pluto Expansion
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 Woodside has awarded dual contracts for Pluto Train 2 and Train 3 front-end engineering design (FEED) to Foster Wheeler and WorleyParsons (an unincorporated joint venture PJV) and KBR.
KBR Wins FEED Contract for Chevron's Big Foot Topsides Project
Monday, November 02, 2009 KBR has been awarded a contract by Chevron for the front-end engineering and design (FEED) of the topsides for the proposed Big Foot development facility.
KBR Notes Quarterly Cash Dividend
Wednesday, October 07, 2009 KBR has declared a quarterly cash dividend, payable January 15, 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2009.
KBR Wins Saudi Aramco Shaybah Gas Project
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 Saudi Aramco has tapped KBR to develop a natural gas liquids program in the Shaybah oil field in Saudi Arabia.
KBR Appoints Executive Management Team for Hydrocarbons Group
Monday, August 17, 2009 KBR announced the appointments of Mitch Dauzat to the position of President Gas Monetization and Roy Oelking to the position of Executive Vice President, Oil and Gas.
KBR Wins FEED Contract for Eastern Siberia Oil Project
Tuesday, August 04, 2009 KBR has been awarded a contract by VCNG to provide front-end engineering and design services for the VC FFD Project located in the Eastern Siberia region of Russia.
KBR's 1H Revenue Increased 22% over First Half 2008
Thursday, July 30, 2009 "I am pleased with the strong revenue and operating income growth over the same period last year, which contributed to KBR's solid earnings in the second quarter of 2009," said Bill Utt, chairman and CEO of KBR.
KBR Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Wednesday, July 01, 2009 KBR's board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of five cents per share on the company's common stock, payable October 15, 2009.
Granherne Selected for Conceptual Study as Part of Gullfaks 2030 Project
Monday, June 22, 2009 KBR announced that its consulting subsidiary Granherne has been selected to take part in a conceptual study of StatoilHydro's Gullfaks 2030 project to extend the production from the gas field.
ExxonMobil Awards KBR JV Services Contract for PNG LNG Project
Thursday, June 04, 2009 ExxonMobil awarded KBR a contract to provide engineering, training, in-country support services and integrated project team services for construction and project management for the PNG LNG project.