KBR, Inc. (KBR) has been awarded a contract to supply proprietary equipment to Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation Ltd. India for its plant located in Thoothukudi in the State of Tamil Nadu. Under the contract, KBR will supply an ammonia converter basket as proprietary equipment for the project.
In 2017, KBR supplied License and Basic Engineering Design (LBED) for revamp of the plant to reduce the energy consumption along with marginal capacity increase, including revamp of the furnace, ammonia converter and exchanger.
"KBR is proud to work with Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation to revamp its ammonia plant using our energy efficient ammonia technology," said John Derbyshire, KBR President, Technology. "Our proven ammonia technology has the lowest energy consumption in the industry making it the first choice for ammonia producers globally."
KBR has a long track record of successfully revamping ammonia plants all over the world, including non-KBR technology plants. KBR is a global leader in ammonia technology and has been involved in the licensing, design, engineering, and/or construction of more than 230 grass roots ammonia plants and over 100 revamp ammonia projects globally.