MOSCOW (MRC) -- KBR Inc. has been awarded Operator Training Simulator (OTS) and Reliability Based Maintenance (RBM) services contracts by JSC EuroChem Northwest for their ammonia plant under construction in Kingisepp, Russia, said Worldfertilizer.
The OTS will provide a cost-effective solution for training operators for a safe and efficient plant start-up and continued on-going operational training. The RBM will enable proactive monitoring of assets and formulation of appropriate reliability strategies, which will lead to continuous improvement of performance, improved safety and higher productivity.
Under the terms of the contracts, KBR will provide turnkey delivery of the OTS and RBM solutions and services for the Kingisepp ammonia plant with design capacity of 2700/2890 tpd, or 1 million tpy. The new plant uses KBR's highly efficient Purifier Ammonia technology.
"KBR is pleased to have the opportunity to provide OTS and RBM for JSC EuroChem Northwest," said John Derbyshire, President, KBR Technology and Consulting (T&C). "KBR is committed to providing state-of-the-art solutions for safe plant start-up and operations and providing an environment to achieve preventative and predictive maintenance activities of the ammonia plant."
"This project is indicative of KBR's strategic commitment to growing our presence in Russia," Derbyshire continued.