KBR awarded engineering contract for BUA's project in Nigeria
Science, technology and engineering solutions provider KBR, announced it has been awarded a contract to complete the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) for BUA Group's new, modern refinery facility in Nigeria.
The award marks the continuation of a strong relationship with BUA Group, an agricultural and industrial chemicals conglomerate, after KBR successfully completed the conceptual feasibility study for the project in 2018.
The facility will support fuel production for Nigeria's domestic and regional markets, helping reduce the country's dependence on imported supplies. Elements of the work will include sulphur removal facilities, water treatment facilities to meet high level environmental standards, and heat integration to ensure long standing efficiency of production.
"KBR's Sustainable Technology Solutions business is committed to helping provide and shape sustainable and efficient solutions to its clients globally," said Jay Ibrahim, KBR President, Sustainable Technology Solutions. "This contract outlines our strong position as a market leader in this sector, and we are excited to continue working with BUA in this critical next phase of the project."