KBR wins $500m order for Iraq mission
Houston, August 3, 2011
US-based KBR, a leading global energy and infrastructure firm, has won an order valued at over $500 million to execute the base life support (BLS) requirements for the US Department of State's mission in Iraq.
KBR was awarded the task order by the US Army Contracting Command under its current Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) IV contract to execute the LOGCAP IV Post 2011 Base Life Support (BLS) requirements.
The task order comes with a Period of Performance of one base year plus one option year. This award is KBR's third task order under the LOGCAP IV contract.
KBR will provide support to US Embassy staff in Baghdad and services at other diplomatic posts throughout Iraq. Services will include facilities and utilities management, fire fighting, food service, laundry, shuttle bus services, retail fuel, postal service and air field operations.
'This award affirms the US government's recognition of KBR's proven capability to deliver projects and services in logistically challenging environments,' said Mark Williams, president, KBR Infrastructure, Government and Power.
'KBR is proud to support the US Department of State's mission as we continue our support of the US Government in Iraq which began in 2003,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service