KBR clinches contract for Saudi refinery debottlenecking project

Saudi refinery debottlenecking

A debottlenecking project is awarded to KBR by SATORP (a joint venture of Saudi Aramco and Total) in Saudi Arabia. The debottlenecking of Train 2 of SATORP’s refinery in Jubail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is expected to increase the original refinery’s efficiency by 15%.

Jay Ibrahim, KBR President, Hydrocarbons – Energy Services, says that the award signifies SATORP’s trust in KBR to deliver this schedule critical project to support the upcoming major refinery turnaround in 2020.

“It is our objective to not only deliver this project within schedule but also with Zero Harm to our people and the environment,” Ibrahim added.

With Wison Engineering (China)as KBR’s subcontractor, Ibrahim said that KBR is confident that Wison’s experience in executing similar sized debottlenecking in KSA will surely find the project completed ahead of schedule and more importantly safe.

The debottlenecking project is expected to be completed on August 2020.