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KBR Awarded Turnaround Contract by Suncor Energy

KBR KBR announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Suncor Energy, Inc. to provide turnaround services for Suncor's 2010 Turnaround project at its oil sands plant in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.

KBR Canada will provide turnaround planning, management and execution for the shut down and maintenance of the plant including direct-hire labour resources, management of subcontractors, and coordination of activities with the client workforce and other contractors on site during the turnaround. Additionally, the Turnaround Group, Inc., a KBR subsidiary, will work with the KBR Canada team to contribute expert project controls systems, providing high-level technical capabilities in the areas of planning, scheduling, cost estimating and forecasting, along with change management and the crucial integration of KBR's activities with those of Suncor and other Turnaround participants.

"We are pleased to have been awarded the 2010 Turnaround contract by Suncor. I am confident that KBR will provide the expertise necessary to successfully execute this important turnaround for our client," said David Zimmerman, President, KBR Services. "This award underscores KBR's ability to mobilize skilled resources and execute highly complex, time-sensitive projects such as Suncor's oil sands plant turnaround."

Published 08/10/09

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