HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KBR (NYSE: KBR) today announced that its Technology business unit has been awarded a contract by Tianji Coal Chemical Industry Group, Co., Ltd. (Tianji) to provide licensing and related engineering services for a grassroots aniline plant to be located in Lucheng, Shanxi, China.
The aniline technology is offered by KBR through a licensing alliance with DuPont. KBR will license this leading technology, and provide basic engineering and field support services, for Tianji’s 450 metric tons per day (MTPD) aniline plant. This award follows the successful licensing by KBR of an existing 150,000 MTA aniline plant for Tianji in China.
“This award reinforces KBR’s position as the leading supplier of technology for aniline production, particularly for the new world-scale plants in the region,” said Tim Challand, President, KBR Technology. “The contract award is also a significant one for KBR as it marks the fifth aniline license in China, demonstrating that major aniline producers in the region recognize the technology’s superior performance, safety, reliability and value.”
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