KBR sees FY15 EPS ex-items $1.07-$1.22, consensus $1.16 2015 is expected to be a transition year for KBR as the company implements its strategy to focus on the global hydrocarbons and international government services markets. KBR will continue its efforts to exit non-strategic businesses and to reduce operating costs. The company also plans to continue efforts to obtain negotiated resolutions of ongoing commercial disputes and will continue to defend against unjustified claims. KBR currently forecasts 2015 legal costs associated with legacy U.S. Government contracts to range from $18M-$25M. Excluding these legacy-related costs, the company expects 2015 fully diluted EPS to be in the range of $1.07-$1.22.
KBR awarded ammonia plant EPC contract KBR announced that it has executed an EPC contract with Yara International and BASF Group's new joint production company to provide ammonia synthesis licensed technology and engineering, procurement and construction to build a world-scale ammonia plant at BASF's site in Freeport, Texas. Expected revenue from the contract will be included in Q1 backlog for KBR's Engineering and Construction segment.