Fluor, Yara expand global alliance framework pact

Fluor, Yara expand global alliance framework pact
Yara's and Europe's largest installed production capacity for NPK complex fertilisers based on the nitro-phosphate route in Porsgrunn, Norway. (Image courtesy: Yara International)
Published: 14 March 2017 - 4:24 a.m.
By: Martin Menachery

Fluor Corporation announced yesterday that its global alliance framework agreement with Yara Belgium SA, Europe's largest producer of ammonia and nitrate fertiliser, has been extended by three years and expanded to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services to support Yara’s global operations.

The agreement covers a diverse range of projects from front-end engineering design to detailed engineering, procurement and construction management as part of a programme management scope and will be managed through Fluor’s Bergen Op Zoom office in the Netherlands and Yara’s project office in Brussels, Belgium.

“Fluor has been working with Yara since 2012 and we are delighted that our relationship has been extended and expanded to support Yara’s activities around the globe,” said Al Collins, president, energy and chemicals business, Europe, Africa and Middle East, Fluor. “Fluor’s integrated team will leverage our extensive industry knowledge, utilising the latest techniques and technologies, to reduce costs and allow for the safe and efficient operation of Yara’s plants,” added Collins.

Yara delivers responsible solutions for sustainable agriculture to 20 million farmers worldwide, while protecting the environment. In 2015, Yara helped its customers reduce 1.4 million tons of nitrogen oxide emissions. Established in Oslo, Norway, in 1905, the company has a worldwide presence, including operations and offices in more than 50 countries.

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