L&T signs pact with American firm KBR for modular process plants for refinery

New Delhi: Infra player Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has signed an agreement with American engineering player KBR for building modular process plants for refinery & petrochemical projects. 

As per the agreement, two companies will work together to develop business opportunities while the Indian player will exclusively bid for the American firm’s solid acid alkylation technology (K-SAATTM) for international projects. There will be more emphasis on the contracts in India, Africa, South East Asia and Middle East. 

The agreement has been signed between L&T’s arm L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE). LTHE will also bid for the American firm’s catalytic olefins technology (K-COTTM) and solvent de-asphalting technology (ROSE).

The two firms will work together to offer tailor-made and safe solutions to the customers, the company said in a statement.