KBR to provide technology for OCIOR Energy’s ammonia plant in India

OCIOR Energy has selected KBR’s technology K-GreeN for its green ammonia plant located in Odisha’s Gopalpur region, India.

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KBR said this will be the 10th KBR-licensed green ammonia plant globally and the first to be located in India.

Under the contract, KBR will provide a technology license, proprietary engineering design, equipment, and catalyst solutions to OCIOR for the green ammonia plant with a capacity of 600 metric tons per day. Additionally, KBR noted the company will “help OCIOR’s plant achieve the optimal levelized cost of ammonia production.”

Jay Ibrahim, President of KBR Sustainable Technology Solutions, stated: “We look forward to supporting OCIOR Energy on this landmark project, which will help the region in meeting its decarbonization goals by utilizing our zero-carbon K-GreeN solution.”

Ranjit Gupta, CEO of OCIOR Energy, commented: “OCIOR’s green ammonia project aims to set a benchmark for reliable green fuels production. We are confident that KBR’s proven expertise and commitment will ensure the success of this project. OCIOR’s strategy focuses on developing well-engineered green ammonia projects in renewable resource-rich regions to fulfill increasing demand from global off-takers.”

To remind, in 2024, KBR’s green ammonia technology K-GreeN was also selected for the Holmaneset green energy project in Norway, being developed by Fortescue, as well as for Lotte Chemical’s green ammonia project, a part of H2biscus green hydrogen and ammonia project development in Sarawak, Malaysia.

Furthermore, the company was awarded an engineering services contract by First State Hydrogen to support the feasibility and development of a clean hydrogen production facility in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region.