KBR (NYSE: KBR) has announced its subsidiary Roberts & Schaefer has won a deal to build a petroleum coker material handling system for Motiva Enterprises LLC’s Port Arthur Refinery Expansion Project in Port Arthur, Texas.
The contract is part of Motiva‘s larger initiative to expand the Port Arthur Refinery, boosting current capacity to 600, 000 barrels per day in 2012, making it the largest refinery in the U.S.
Under the $9.1 million deal, R&S will install, start up and test the pet coke system, as well as provide on-site construction management and technical support for commissioning/testing. The contract award follows the execution by R&S of the engineering and procurement phase of the project.
“We are proud to continue our work on the Motiva Port Arthur refinery expansion, a project of vital importance to both Motiva and the Southeast Texas region, ” said Ted Wziontek, vice president, KBR Minerals. “I am confident that R&S’ comprehensive knowledge of the project, combined with our unique experience and capabilities will provide the best value on this short cycle release project for Motiva.”