KBR wins key Saudi engineering contract
Houston, April 14, 2011
KBR, a global engineering, construction and services company, has won an engineering and project management services contract from the Saudi Aramco.
The partners in KBR's new Engineering Company, including Abdulhadi and Al-Moaibed Consulting Engineering Co (AMCDE) and Kellogg, Brown and Root, were selected following a competitive bidding process.
The General Engineering Services Plus (GES+) contract period is for five years with options available for extensions.
The finalisation of this contract qualifies the KBR's new Engineering Company to execute front-end engineering design (Feed), detailed design, material procurement, and project management services (PMS) to support Saudi Aramco's capital programs. The company will be an independent standalone company operating exclusively in the Middle East, and will employ and train Saudi nationals.
'KBR's work in the Middle East is integral to the company's rich legacy and the award of this contract further solidifies KBR's commitment to the region and to our long-time client, Saudi Aramco,' said Khaled Abu-Nasrah, president, KBR Middle East.-TradeArabia News Service