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KBR Wins Gulf Coast LNG Project
Wednesday, November 25, 2020Venture Global LNG has awarded the EPC contract for Phase 1 of its Plaquemines LNG export project, a rendering of which appears above. IMAGE SOURCE: Venture Global LNG
Transition Underway at KBR
Friday, August 14, 2020Here is a recap of popular Rigzone articles from the past week corresponding to the downstream.
KBR to Drop Energy Business
Tuesday, August 11, 2020The firm's new business model will comprise two, rather than three, segments.
KBR Wins China Petchems Contract
Wednesday, July 15, 2020Shenghong Refining Petrochemical (Lianyungang) Co. Ltd. has awarded KBR a catalyst supply contract for a vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) project in China.
Recent Oil Market Rarity Resurfaces
Friday, June 26, 2020Check out this review of downstream-related Rigzone articles from the past week that were tops in pageviews.
KBR to Exit Most LNG, Energy Projects
Wednesday, June 24, 2020The firm will focus mostly on government contracts and technology businesses going forward.
KBR Wins Study for Australia LNG Facility
Friday, May 29, 2020Santos Ltd. has awarded KBR, Inc. an energy efficiency opportunities study at the Gladstone LNG liquefaction facility.
ADNOC Mega-Project Contract Goes to KBR
Monday, February 03, 2020KBR has won a major project management consultancy (PMC) services contract from Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC).
The 2019 Downstream Countdown: The Final Five
Monday, December 30, 2019US crude oil exports and new construction projects were some of the most popular topics.
FPSO Design Contract Goes to Sembcorp
Thursday, August 29, 2019Siccar Point and Shell aim to sanction Cambio in 2020.
Mexico LNG Contract Goes to KBR
Friday, March 01, 2019Mexico Pacific Limited is pursuing a mid-scale LNG export project in Mexico's Sonora state.
ExxonMobil Beaumont Contract Goes to KBR
Tuesday, February 26, 2019KBR has won a contract for offsites and interconnecting services in conjunction with ExxonMobil's Beaumont Refinery expansion.
KBR Wins Saudi Arabia Debottlenecking Contract
Monday, February 04, 2019Saudi Aramco-Total JV awards contract to debottleneck Train 2 of its refinery in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
Offshore Australia Contract Goes to KBR
Thursday, October 11, 2018KBR has won an engineering contract for the two gas FPSO facilities for the proposed Browse to North West Shelf Development.
KBR, ConocoPhillips to Develop Off-the-Shelf LNG Tech
Tuesday, September 18, 2018KBR and ConocoPhillips will jointly develop a standardized, mid-scale LNG train for both greenfield and brownfield projects.
Contract for Louisiana Methanol Plant Goes to KBR
Tuesday, July 31, 2018KBR will provide FEED services for Methanex's potential 'Geismar 3' methanol plant.
KBR to Bolster Foothold in Oman
Tuesday, June 26, 2018The company unveiled its plans in conjunction with announcing a contract award from Oman LNG.
Australia's CIMIC Sues Chevron Over $1.4B Gorgon LNG Construction Dispute
Monday, August 22, 2016Australian 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, 2016Australian 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, 2016The 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, 2015Engineering 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, 2015Statoil 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, 2015KBR 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, 2015The 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, 2015KBR 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, 2015BG 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, 2014BP 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, 2014The 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, 2013KBR 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, 2013An 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, 2013KBR 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, 2013KBR 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, 2013KBR 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, 2012KBR 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, 2012KBR 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, 2012KBR 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, 2011KBR 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, 2011Halliburton 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, 2011KBR 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, 2011KBR 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, 2011KBR 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, 2011KBR 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, 2011KBR 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, 2011KBR 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, 2011KBR has declared a quarterly cash dividend of five cents.
KBR Selected for Detailed Design of Chevron's Big Foot Topsides Project
Wednesday, January 26, 2011KBR 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, 2011KBR'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, 2011KBR 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, 2010KBR 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, 2010JGC will be selling its 44.94% share interest in M.W. Kellogg Limited (MWKL) to KBR.