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KBR Awarded Concept Definition Phase Engineering for Two Large Scale Gas FPSO's for the Proposed Browse to North West Shelf Development

10/11/2018

HOUSTON, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that Woodside Energy Ltd, as Operator for and on behalf of the Browse JV, has awarded KBR the Concept Definition engineering contract for the two gas FPSO facilities for the proposed Browse to North West Shelf Development, located offshore Western Australia. 

Woodside has launched the engineering services contract to define all elements of the hull and topsides of two FPSOs for remote environment operations utilizing cutting edge technology. The engineering work is expected to be performed up to the end of H1 2019.

"We are delighted to be awarded the Concept Definition engineering of the two FPSO facilities delivering our operational agility in the execution of projects, strong base business and world class asset performance to the project," said Stuart Bradie, KBR President and CEO.  "KBR is uniquely positioned to offer our proven technologies, digital delivery platform and our global portfolio of expertise. Alignment and collaboration are vital in this dynamic environment and with the increase in global energy demand, we are committed to strengthening our existing relationship with Woodside."

Estimated revenue associated with this project will be booked into backlog of unfilled orders for KBR's Hydrocarbons Services Business Segment in the fourth Quarter of 2018.

About KBR, Inc.
KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Services and Hydrocarbons sectors. KBR employs approximately 34,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 75 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

  • Government Services, serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics
  • Technology, including proprietary technology focused on the monetization of hydrocarbons (especially natural gas and natural gas liquids) in ethylene and petrochemicals; ammonia, nitric acid and fertilizers; oil refining and gasification
  • Hydrocarbons Services, including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.

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KBR's most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K, any subsequent Form 10-Qs and 8-Ks, and other U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings discuss some of the important risk factors that KBR has identified that may affect the business, results of operations and financial condition. Except as required by law, KBR undertakes no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason.

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