KBR and Giammarco-Vetrocoke Sign Master Services Agreement for Carbon Capture Technology
HOUSTON, Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- KBR (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has signed a master license and engineering agreement with Giammarco-Vertrocoke S.R.L. for KBR to license its carbon capture technology globally.
This carbon capture technology is well proven, energy efficient, flexible and can be integrated across the value chain for blue ammonia, petrochemical, and refining industries today.
"We are excited to enter into this agreement with Giammarco-Vetrocoke, as it enables us to integrate and deploy critical carbon capture solutions today to help our clients meet their sustainability targets," said Doug Kelly, KBR President, Technology. "Further, by leveraging this solution across the breadth of our portfolio, we believe we can implement smart and efficient carbon capture solutions on both existing and new projects."
"Expanding our working relationship with KBR will grow our footprint in industries globally," said Luigi Tomasi, General Manager, Giammarco-Vetrocoke. "This agreement aligns with Giammarco-Vetrocoke's mission to reduce the impact of climate change by capturing as much CO2 as possible."
KBR strives to create a better, safer and more sustainable world and we are committed to developing sustainable solutions that meet the world's most pressing challenges.
We deliver science, technology and engineering solutions to governments and companies around the world. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people performing diverse, complex and mission-critical roles in 34 countries.
KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, valueadded services, and long-term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.
Giammarco-Vetrocoke is a world-renowned licensor for CO2 Capture Processes based on activated Hot Potassium Carbonate (HPC) solution. Throughout its 70 years of activity has developed 15 main patents extended worldwide and licensed to almost 400 industrial applications. Giammarco-Vetrocoke is located in Venice, Italy and serves clients around the world.
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