KBR Awarded Detailed Engineering for South Arne Phase 3 Project by Dragados Offshore S.A.

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KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has been named as subcontractor by Dragados Offshore, S.A. (Dragados) for the detailed engineering work on the South Arne Phase 3 Project, an expansion of the existing South Arne field located offshore in the Danish sector of the North Sea.

The EPC award to Dragados includes two wellhead platform topsides with weights of 1,600 tons and 1,350 tons respectively, the two jackets supporting these platforms with a weight of 2,600 tons each, as well as detailed engineering, additional support for procurement assistance and construction site support.

KBR is the subcontractor for the detailed engineering and procurement assistance, and will provide additional engineering assistance throughout the construction and installation phases. The detailed engineering work will be performed by KBR from its Leatherhead offices, under the supervision of Dragados Offshore. Completion will be achieved upon sailaway of the different elements and is targeted for April and May 2012. This term includes a seven-week period for onshore commissioning of the platforms within the Dragados Puerto Real yard.

"Working with Dragados provides a strategic opportunity for KBR to expand our technical services beyond engineering and through to project completion," said Dennis Calton, President, KBR Oil & Gas. "KBR delivered the original South Arne Project in 1999, and this award by Dragados S.A. provides KBR an opportunity to apply our engineering expertise and value to this project development."

KBR is a global engineering, construction and services company supporting the energy, hydrocarbon, government services, minerals, civil infrastructure, power, industrial, and commercial markets. For more information, visit www.kbr.com.

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