KBR, the leading technology and engineering company, announced this Tuesday it has secured a contract with the National Renewable energy Laboratory (NREL) of the Department of Energy, for services and evaluations on various biofuel and biorefinery projects.
Firstly, although the details of the projects were not disclosed, KBR announced the contract was to provide engineering, advisory and evaluation service; as well as design evaluation and cost analysis for various biofuel and biorefinery projects, as said above.
Secondly, the NREL is a high-profile laboratory inside the Department of Energy complex devoted to research and development of renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy systems integration and sustainable transportation.
Thirdly, through this contract KBR will leverage its global sustainable technology expertise. In fact, the company has developed and/or designed dozens of sustainable and renewable fuels projects across the globe, for over 10 years.
Moreover, the company delivers science, technology and engineering solutions to governments and companies around the world. In addition, KBR employs approximately 29,000 people worldwide; with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries.
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KBR reaffirms its position towards a clean energy future
Furthermore, Jay Ibrahim, President – Sustainable Technology Solutions, said about the contract. “This award aligns with KBR’s focus on climate change and affirms our position as a leader in the sustainable biofuels arena.”
He also added. “We take great pride in our role supporting NREL in their quest to advance sustainable renewable biofuels technologies.”
Finally, he said. “KBR’s experts are excited to support NREL’s mission to identify, develop, and evaluate alternative energy R&D; and to be a part of the team that takes these solutions from the laboratory into the real world; with the goal of ultimately reducing greenhouse gas emissions and our carbon footprint.”
According to the company’s statement, KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology; also, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results.