KBR JV wins contract with BP Exploration to reduce carbon footprint of Shah Deniz Alpha Power Supply


HOUSTON, June 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — KBR (NYSE:KBR) today announced that its SOCAR-KBR joint venture has been awarded a contract for initial engineering design (FEED), turnaround engineering and supply by BP Exploration for the Shah Deniz Alpha (SDA) platform in Azerbaijan.

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This project will significantly reduce SDA’s overall carbon footprint and increase operational efficiency, by providing a robust, long-lasting, high-availability power supply. SOCAR-KBR will be responsible for FEED services for the dismantling of the five existing main power generators on the SDA platform. They will then create a power supply from the KBR-designed Shah Deniz Bravo platform via undersea cables and an emergency power generator.

“KBR works in the AzerbaijanGeorgiaTurkey region since 1993, giving us unparalleled expertise with on- and off-shore greenfield and brownfield assets,” said Jay Ibrahim, Chairman of KBR Sustainable Technology Solutions. “Our SOCAR-KBR joint venture allows us to combine KBR’s proven tools, systems, procedures and project track record in the region with SOCAR’s operational knowledge and experience in the energy sector.”

This project will be delivered by SOCAR-KBR Baku office to maximize local execution, with specialist subject matter expert support provided by KBR London operations. KBR is proud that more than 95% of its BakuThe team based at SOCAR-KBR is made up of Azerbaijani engineers.

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