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KBR to collaborate with BHGE in developing mid-scale LNG reference design

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KBR has announced that it has selected Baker Hughes, a GE company, (BHGE) as part of the ongoing development of KBR's standardised mid-scale LNG design. The design utilises ConocoPhillips' (COP) Optimised Cascade® technology as part of a broader partnership previously announced by KBR and COP.

The mid-scale LNG facilities designed under the agreement between KBR and BHGE will standardise around BHGE's proven gas turbine driver technologies, featuring the LM2500+G5 and LM6000PF gas turbines. Installed in KBR LNG facilities, these gas turbine technologies will provide ideal power ratings, speed and power flexibility, long maintenance intervals, and high efficiencies.

Enhancing client value, KBR and BHGE will leverage their experiences and service portfolios to provide standardised, low CAPEX LNG solutions for grassroots and existing LNG assets.

"BHGE and KBR have a well-established 40-year history and partnership successfully delivering LNG projects," said Farhan Mujib, KBR President, Hydrocarbons - Delivery Solutions. "This allows us to further enhance our cost effective standardised approach to LNG design, minimising CAPEX and OPEX for our clients."

"We are delighted that KBR has selected our highly efficient and reliable gas turbine technology as part of the development of its standardised mid-scale LNG design," said Rod Christie, President & CEO Turbomachinery Process & Solutions – BHGE. "We welcome the opportunity to strategically work together with key partners like KBR, looking at our collective solutions across the value chain to develop a more competitive solution for customers."

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