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KBR delivers training simulator in India

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KBR, Inc. has completed delivery of a phenol operator training simulator (OTS) to Deepak Phenolics Ltd (DPL), for its initial startup and long-term operator training needs.

Under the terms of the contract, KBR provided turnkey delivery of the OTS and other services for the DPL phenol plant and co-product acetone plant, located at Dahej, Gujarat, India.

In addition, KBR Technology provided the license and basic engineering services for the phenol plant.

The OTS will provide a cost-effective solution for training operators and for their continued ongoing operational training. The training will assist with operators' objectives to operate plants reliably and safely, and to quickly react to operational emergencies for higher productivity.

"KBR is pleased to have the opportunity to provide the OTS to DPL as part of our overall technology package for the plant," said John Derbyshire, President, KBR Technology and Consulting.

"DPL […] is envisaged to be a key foundation stone for the organisation and major contributor to domestic market in India," said Harendra Pandya, Project Director, DPL. "The KBR team has set a new benchmark from speed to OTS model fidelity on the emulation platform. The deliverables have already started yielding benefits for DPL team."

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