New York: US engineering firm KBR announced on Monday it has signed a six-year deal to provide project management services for Saudi Aramco’s offshore programme.
The deal requires KBR, which has a decades-long presence in the Middle East, to provide project management and engineering services for existing and new offshore facilities so as to maintain and increase Saudi Aramco’s crude production levels.
KBR’s Saudi joint venture company, KBR-AMCDE, will undertake all in-kingdom work scopes while its Houston and London operations centres will be responsible for all out-of-kingdom scopes. Additionally, KBR-AMCDE will develop an in-kingdom centre of engineering excellence to develop and train Saudi engineers.
Stuart Bradie, KBR president and ceo, said: “We look forward to helping Saudi Aramco achieve its goal to develop an in-kingdom centre of offshore engineering excellence and to maintain their production of oil and gas.”
New York-listed, Houston headquartered KBR is a global technology, engineering, procurement and construction company serving the hydrocarbons and government services industries. Worldwide it operates in 40 countries, employing 27,000 people and it has customers in 70 nations.