KBR wins contract for FCC regenerator project in South Africa
By Mary Page Bailey |
KBR, Inc. (Houston) announced that it has received a contract from SAPREF for its Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) Regenerator project at Durban, South Africa.
Under the contract, KBR will implement its proprietary Catalyst Regeneration technology that will allow SAPREF to improve the reliability and integrity of the FCC unit by optimizing its catalyst and air distribution. KBR’s scope includes a technology license, basic and detailed engineering, and proprietary equipment.
“We are proud to announce that SAPREF has chosen KBR’s leading FCC technology for its project,” said Doug Kelly, KBR President, Technology. “As an FCC industry leader, KBR incorporates continuous innovations in its solutions to help our clients achieve both their business and sustainability goals in the most effective manner.”
As a pioneer in FCC technologies, KBR developed the world’s first commercial FCC unit in 1942 and has executed over 200 FCC grassroots and revamp projects globally. In addition to helping refiners achieve optimum product yields and environmental benefits, KBR’s FCC-based processes and proprietary catalysts provide innovative solutions to maximize operational flexibility and margins.