HOUSTON, Texas — KBR  has been awarded a contract to "provide detailed engineering, procurement, and construction services" to ExxonMobil's crude expansion project.

The announcement was made via news release on Monday that KBR will be working with ExxonMobil on construction at the Beaumont refinery.

KBR is now hiring for positions on the project according to the company.

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From a KBR news release...

KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded a reimbursable contract by ExxonMobil to provide detailed engineering, procurement, and construction services for the offsites and interconnecting units as part of the recently announced crude expansion project in Beaumont, Texas.

"KBR is proud to continue our relationship with ExxonMobil through our partnership on this project," said Farhan Mujib, KBR President, Hydrocarbons - Delivery Solutions.  "This project showcases KBR's long history of executing projects on the U.S. Gulf Coast and our ability to deliver projects in operating facilities safely and efficiently."

KBR has successfully executed some of the world's largest, most technically complex projects. Backed by a 100-year legacy of engineering innovation, hands-on knowledge and technical expertise, we create solutions to customers' challenges that deliver the impossible on a daily basis.