|Exchange:||New York Stock Exchange|
|Stock:||Chicago Bridge & Iron Company|
|Industry:||Engineering & Construction|
|Chicago Bridge & Iron Company was founded in 1889. It provides conceptual design, technology, engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and commissioning services to customers in the energy, petrochemical and natural resource industries. The company comprises of three business sectors: Steel Plate Structures, Project Engineering and Construction, and Lummus Technology. Steel Plate Structures provides engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction services, including mechanical erection services, for the hydrocarbon, water and nuclear industries. Customers include international energy companies such as Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Shell; national energy companies such as ADNOC (Abu Dhabi), CNOOC (China) and Saudi Aramco (Saudi Arabia); and regional energy companies such as Kinder Morgan (United States) and Suncor (Canada). Project Engineering and Construction provides engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction services for upstream and downstream energy infrastructure facilities. Customers include international energy companies such as British Petroleum, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Shell; national energy companies such as Ecopetrol (Colombia) and ORPIC (Oman); and regional energy companies such as Dominion (United States), Gazprom (Russia), Nexen (United Kingdom) and Woodside (Australia). Lummus Technology provides licenses, services, catalysts and proprietary equipment for the hydrocarbon refining, petrochemical, and gas processing industries. Customers include international energy companies such as Chevron and Shell; national energy companies such as Pemex (Mexico), Petrochina (China), Rosneft (Russia) and Sabic (Saudi Arabia); and regional refiners and chemical and gas processing companies such as China Coal (China), IRPC (Thailand), Kazakhstan Petrochemical (Kazakhstan) and Williams Energy Services (United States). The Company has numerous active patents and patent applications throughout the world, the majority of which are associated with technologies licensed by Lummus Technology. The EPC and process technology markets are competitive in which a large number of multinational companies compete, and these markets require substantial resources and capital investment in equipment, technology and skilled personnel. The Company is subject to environmental laws and regulations, including those concerning emissions into the air; discharge into waterways; generation, storage, handling, treatment and disposal of waste materials; and health and safety.|
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