MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced it was awarded a prime contract by LSB Industries, Inc. to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services, managing the design and construction of an ammonia plant and associated facilities. The single-award cost-plus fixed-fee contract has a two year period of performance and a total contract value of approximately $118 million. Work will be performed at the El Dorado Chemical Company in El Dorado, Arkansas.
Under the contract, SAIC will provide EPC services, including foundations, structural steel, electrical, and instrumentation; cost control and scheduling; quality control; and overall project construction for the 1350-ton-per-day ammonia plant. This ammonia plant will provide feedstock for other units at the facility with excess production used to supply an ammonia pipeline or other customers.
LSB Industries, Inc. is a manufacturing, marketing, and engineering company. LSB's principal business activities, through its subsidiaries, are the manufacture and sale of chemical products for agriculture, industrial, mining, quarry, and construction uses, as well as the manufacture and sale of a broad range of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning products, used in commercial, institutional, and residential buildings.
"We look forward to providing our engineering and construction expertise to support LSB in this important project," said James R. Moos, SAIC senior vice president and group general manager. "SAIC's EPC services will help self-sustain LSB's products and services so it can serve its markets more quickly and efficiently."
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