KBR wins Gladstone LNG energy efficiency study contract from Santos

Engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company KBR has secured a contract to provide energy efficiency opportunities study at Gladstone LNG (GLNG).

The contract has been awarded by Australian energy major Santos.

Under the contract, KBR will explore opportunities to enhance the overall energy efficiency of the plant and reduce CO2 emissions associated with the GLNG liquefaction facility, building on the company’s portfolio within the liquified natural gas (LNG) sector.

KBR said that it will assist GLNG identify and screen key modifications to enhance the operational facility. It will also investigate new improvements of thermal efficiency.

KBR Energy Solutions president Jay Ibrahim said: “KBR has long been trusted by clients across the LNG sector and this study is indicative of KBR’s capabilities and skillsets across complex industrial assets, demonstrating our strategic commitment to sustainability and decarbonisation and optimising operational efficiencies across the supply chain.”

This study, according to KBR, will leverage the specialist energy, decarbonisation and process optimisation skills of its strategic and advisory consulting team.

KBR provides professional services and technologies across the asset and programme lifecycle within the government solutions and energy sectors. It employs over 37,000 people worldwide.

The company has customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries across three global businesses, namely government solutions, technology solutions and energy solutions.

In December last year, KBR secured a contract to provide the project management consulting services for Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

In May 2019, KBR was chosen by Freeport LNG Development as the preferred bidder for the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning contract for Train 4 at its LNG export facility near Freeport, Texas.