" With more than 35,000 employees in 45 countries on five continents, KBR is one of the world's premiere engineering, procurement and construction companies. With a proud and distinguished history of more than a century, we have evolved into a prominent part of the energy, petrochemicals, government services and civil infrastructure sectors. "
Halliburton Co. said Tuesday it has agreed to pay $35 million to the Nigerian government to settle bribery allegations related to the construction and expansion of its Bonny Island natural gas liquefaction facility, in which its former subsidiary KBR Inc. had a 25% stake.
Royal Dutch Shell PLC and PetroChina Co. on Tuesday took a step toward developing a multibillion dollar Australian gas export plant by inviting engineering companies to tender for early design works.
Italian oil-and-gas company Eni SpA and its former Dutch unit Snamprogetti Netherlands BV will pay a total $365 million to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Justice Department in an alleged bribery scheme in which more than $180 million in bribes were funneled to Nigerian government officials in an effort to obtain contracts to build a liquefied-natural gas plant.