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B&W to Provide Environmental Control Equipment for PacifiCorp's Naughton Power Plant

McDermott International McDermott International announced today that a subsidiary of The Babcock & Wilcox Company ("B&W"), has been awarded a contract to engineer, procure and construct wet flue gas desulfurization ("WFGD") systems and related equipment for two boilers at PacifiCorp's Naughton power plant near Kemmerer, Wyoming.

B&'s scope includes the design, supply and erection of two sodium carbonate-based flue gas scrubbing systems, interconnecting ductwork, booster fans, a water softening system, waste water treatment and facilities for sodium reagent delivery.

"Our experience and expertise, combined with an excellent track record on previous projects and a knowledgeable team, helped us win this important job," said Richard L. Killion, President and Chief Operating Officer of Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group. "We appreciate the trust that PacifiCorp has put in us for the work at Naughton."

Engineering for the project is already underway. Material delivery is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2010. Naughton Unit 2's WFGD system is expected to be operational in the fourth quarter of 2011, with Unit 1's new system to follow in the second quarter of 2012.

Posted 23/06/09

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