KBR awarded Ammonia Plant Contract for HURL project in India

An ammonia plant contract by Toyo Engineering Corporation (TOYO) granted to KBR, Inc. This is for the Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan Ltd (HURL) greenfield urea project in Gorakhpur.

Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide licensing and basic engineering design (LBED) services for the project (ammonia plant).


HURL is a joint venture of three of the most prestigious Indian public sector companies:–

  1. Coal India Limited (CIL)
  2. NTPC Limited (NTPC)
  3. Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)

Also, Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL) and Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited (HFCL) is in cooperation with this.

Furthermore, John Derbyshire, President, KBR Technology & Consulting said, “We are pleased that KBR’s ammonia technology has been selected for the first greenfield urea plant being set-up by HURL as part of this initiative by the Government of India”. In addition, he says, “This project will be an important milestone for India to meet its urea demand”. Finally, “Being a part of this project is what KBR is proud and honoured of.”