Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) is to supply four modularized boilers and auxiliary equipment that are to provide utility steam for cogeneration at the Fort Hills’ mine and are scheduled to be delivered by April 2010.

Jacobs Canada Inc., as agent for Fort Hills Energy, awarded the contract on behalf of McDermott International, Inc.

The Fort Hills Oil Sands Project, which includes the Fort Hills Mine and the proposed Sturgeon Upgrader is backed by three limited partners: Petro-Canada, UTS Energy Corporation and Teck Cominco Limited.