News | November 25, 2019

KBR Awarded Advanced Automation Systems Contracts For HURL Ammonia Plant In India

KBR announced today that it has been awarded two contracts by Toyo Engineering Corporation for the supply of an Operator Training Simulator (OTS) and an Advanced Process Control (APC) system for the new single-stream 2200 MTPD ammonia plant being built for Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited (HURL) in Gorakhpur, in the State of Uttar Pradesh, India.

Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide turnkey OTS and APC systems and associated services for the HURL-G project. The deliverables include provision of all hardware, software, associated engineering services, upgrades and multi-year maintenance and support. The work is expected to be performed over three years by KBR’s Advanced Automations teams in Houston, USA and Pune, India.

“This latest ammonia OTS and APC award is a validation of KBR’s expertise in providing innovative advanced automation and digital solutions to our clients,” said Doug Kelly, President, KBR Technology Solutions. “These solutions form the vital link between our industry-leading process designs and the potential offered by digitalization for best-in-class operations and performance.”

Since developing the world's first general-purpose process flowsheet simulator in the early 1960s, KBR has remained at the forefront of simulation and advanced process control for almost 60 years. The models developed over the years continue to maximize the profitability of ammonia plants globally.

Source: KBR, Inc.