KBR earns a 3-year extension on GMS contract for SATORP

14 May 2019

KBR, Inc has announced recently that it has received a three-year extension to its existing General Maintenance Services (GMS) contract for the 440,000 bpd refinery at SATORP's (a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Total) refining and petrochemicals project in Jubail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

GMS contract

Under the terms of the GMS contract, KBR, through its local joint venture subsidiary, will continue to provide preventive, predictive, corrective, and shutdown maintenance services most notably for the Crude Distillation Units, Distillate Hydrocracker, Sulphur Recovery Unit, Aromatics, Catalytic Cracking Unit, Tank Farms, and Port Loading Facilities among others.

KBR's strategic partnership with SATORP has the potential to stimulate industry-wide changes to current maintenance outsourcing philosophies, as KBR intends to drive its proven digital transformation initiatives to maximize asset utilization, minimize opex, and augment asset ROI for customers.

KBR has capitalized on driving digital transformation including robotics, modeling & simulation, data analytics, and enterprise software development from its government services business into the energy space.

Photo source: SATORP