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Woodside Awards Browse LNG Development Contracts
Wednesday, February 10, 2010The Browse LNG Development has now entered the Basis of Design phase, which determines the major design parameters for the project's offshore gas fields and onshore facilities in Western Australia.

ExxonMobil Awards KBR JV Services Contract for PNG LNG Project
Thursday, June 04, 2009ExxonMobil 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.

Two Charged in KBR Bribery Case
Thursday, March 05, 2009Two citizens of the UK have been charged in an indictment unsealed today in the US for their alleged participation in a decade-long scheme to bribe Nigerian government officials to obtain EPC contracts to build LNG facilities on Bonny Island.

Initial Engineering and Design Contract Awarded for El Merk
Thursday, March 16, 2006Sonatrach and Anadarko announced that Brown & Root--Condor has won an initial engineering and detailed design contract for the proposed El Merk development in Algeria.

William Utt Named KBR President and CEO
Monday, February 20, 2006Halliburton announced that William Utt has been named president and chief executive officer of KBR, the engineering and construction subsidiary of Halliburton.

Chevron Awards KBR Joint Venture FEED Contract for Australian LNG Project
Tuesday, July 19, 2005KBR and its joint venture partners have been awarded a Front End Engineering and Design contract and option for an Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management contract for the Greater Gorgon Downstream LNG Project.

KBR Joint Venture Wins Engineering Contract for Angolan LNG Project
Monday, April 25, 2005The joint venture team of KBR, JGC Corporation of Japan and Technip have been awarded a Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract for the Angola LNG Project, to be constructed near Soyo in Northern Angola, approximately 300 kilometers north of Luanda.

ChevronTexaco Awards Major Contract for Nigerian GTL Project
Friday, April 08, 2005ChevronTexaco's Nigerian subsidiary has awarded the Engineering, Procurement and Construction contract totaling $1.7 billion for the Escravos gas-to-liquids project in Nigeria.

KBR Wins Engineering Contract for Agbami FPSO
Thursday, April 07, 2005KBR has been awarded a contract by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Company, Ltd. (DSME) to provide engineering design and procurement services for the topsides for ChevronTexaco's Agbami floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.

KBR Partnership Wins Tangguh Work
Tuesday, March 08, 2005A joint operation between PT Brown & Root Indonesia, JGC Corporation and PT Pertafenikki Engineering has been awarded the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning contract by BP Berau, Ltd. for the Tangguh LNG plant at Teluk Bintuni, Indonesia.

Production Commences at Barracuda-Caratinga Project
Monday, February 28, 2005Halliburton reports that its KBR subsidiary and Petrobras have reached a key milestone in the development of the Barracuda and Caratinga offshore fields in Brazil.

KBR Opens New Engineering Center in Jakarta, Indonesia
Tuesday, February 22, 2005KBR has opened its newest engineering center in Jakarta, Indonesia today. The Jakarta engineering center is part of KBR's Energy and Chemicals Division and will provide competitive engineering services to local, regional and international clients.

KBR Wins Major Egyptian Brownfield Contract with Bapetco
Tuesday, February 22, 2005KBR Production Services has been awarded a contract to provide engineering and support services to the Badr Petroleum Company (Bapetco) for three new but related projects for the Obaiyed Gas Plant in Egypt.

Esso Contractors in Australia Win Family Rosters
Tuesday, February 01, 2005Construction contractors across Esso's oil and gas fields in Bass Strait today won the right to keep their 7-day rosters in a breakthrough agreement with construction contractor Kellogg Brown and Root.

KBR JV Wins LoA for Grassroots LNG Project in W. Australia
Tuesday, January 11, 2005KBR and its joint venture partners have been issued with a Letter of Authorization by ChevronTexaco Australia (Operator of the Gorgon project) to perform pre-FEED work for the Gorgon Downstream LNG project.

Barracuda Achieves First Oil Production
Wednesday, December 22, 2004Halliburton reports that its KBR subsidiary and Petrobras have reached another important milestone toward completing the development of the Barracuda and Caratinga offshore fields in Brazil.

WorleyParsons/KBR JV Wins FEED Contract for PNG Gas Project
Friday, December 17, 2004Esso Highlands Limited Reports that Eos (a joint venture of KBR and WorleyParsons) has been selected to conduct the Front End Engineering and Design studies for the PNG Gas Project.

KBR Restructures Into 2 Business Units
Thursday, September 23, 2004KBR will move from five product lines to two distinct divisions, the energy and chemicals division and the government and infrastructure division.

KBR & Partners Win EPC Contract for 6th LNG Train in Nigeria
Tuesday, August 03, 2004Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the NLNGSix project at its existing liquefied natural gas facility to a joint venture team, which includes KBR.

KBR Inks Deal with Kazakh Institute of Oil & Gas
Tuesday, August 03, 2004KBR has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Kazakh Institute of Oil and Gas (KING) to combine their respective skills and expertise, and to collaborate for the purposes of securing and executing contracts in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Oil Search, Halliburton And KBR Sign Unique Agreement
Wednesday, May 26, 2004Oil Search Limited has signed an agreement to form a strategic alliance with Halliburton and its subsidiary KBR.

Halliburton Working with the Govt to Resolve Billing Issues
Tuesday, May 18, 2004KBR is working with the U.S. Army Field Support Command to resolve outstanding issues regarding invoices submitted by KBR's dining facility subcontractors in Iraq and Kuwait. At this time, no final decision has been made.

KBR Forms Strategic Alliance With Turbine Market Leader
Wednesday, May 12, 2004KBR Production Services has formed a strategic alliance with Solar Turbines Incorporated to serve the global oil and gas market with an enhanced portfolio of services in offshore and onshore asset management and operations and maintenance.

KBR Wins Engineering Contract for Shell GTL Project in Qatar
Monday, April 26, 2004KBR is providing engineering services for the onshore design of a $5 billion Gas to Liquids project in Qatar under a FEED contract awarded to its joint venture partner JGC Corporation of Japan by Shell Global Solutions.

KBR Wins Contract for BP's Greater Plutonio Development
Wednesday, February 11, 2004Kellogg Brown & Root has been awarded the contract to provide Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management Services for BP's Greater Plutonio fields located in Block 18 offshore Angola.

KBR Sells Seaforth Maritime
Friday, June 20, 2003Kellogg Brown & Root has sold its Seaforth Maritime unit to Aberdeen-based Ashley Group.

BP Selects KBR-led Consortium for Tangguh LNG Project
Friday, April 25, 2003BP has selected a consortium consisting of Kellogg, Brown & Root, JGC Corporation and PT Pertafenikki Engineering for the EPC contract for the Tangguh LNG facilities.