By Chemical, December 27, 2019

KBR awarded advanced automation contracts for HURL

KBR has been awarded contracts by Toyo Engineering 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, Uttar Pradesh.

KBR has been awarded contracts by Toyo Engineering 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, Uttar Pradesh.

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 and Pune.

"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," added Kelly.

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.

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