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KBR (company)

KBR (company)
Company nameKBR, Inc .
Company typePublic
Private military contractor
HeadquartersKBR Tower
Downtown Houston, Texas
Key peopleBill Utt
Revenue(+) US$ 12.105 billion (2009)
Operating income(+) US$ 0.536 billion (2009)
Net income(+) US$ 0.290 billion (2009)
Total assets(+) US$ 5.327 billion (2009)
Total equity(+) US$ 2.288 billion (2009)
Employees57,000 (2009)

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KBR, Inc. (formerly Kellogg Brown & Root) Nyse - KBR is an American engineering, construction and private military contracting company, formerly a subsidiary of Halliburton, headquartered in Houston. The company also has large offices in Arlington, Birmingham, Newark, Delaware and Leatherhead, UK. After Halliburton acquired Dresser Industries in 1998, Dresser's engineering subsidiary, The M. W. Kellogg Co., was merged with Halliburton's construction subsidiary, Brown & Root, to form Kellogg Brown & Root. KBR and its predecessors have won many contracts with the U.S. military, including during World War II, Vietnam War and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

KBR is the largest non-union construction company in the United States. The company's corporate offices are in the KBR Tower in Downtown Houston.

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