Lummus Technology, a CB&I company has been awarded a contract valued at approximately US $140 million for cracking heaters for a Middle East petrochemical complex. The contract, which is scheduled to be complete in late 2009, consists of 9 crackers for an ethylene plant with a capacity of 1,165 thousand metric tpa. In addition to this award, Lummus Technology is also providing the process technology and basic engineering under a separate contract. CB&I combines proven process technology, from its Lummus Technology business, with global capabilities in engineering, procurement and construction to deliver comprehensive solutions to customers in the energy and natural resource industries. With more than 70 proprietary licensed technologies and 1,500 patents and patent applications, CB&I is uniquely positioned to take projects from conceptual design, through technology licensing, engineering and construction and final commissioning. Drawing upon the global expertise and local knowledge of approximately 17,000 employees in more than 80 locations, CB&I safely and reliably executes projects worldwide.