As a provider of construction services to the heavy process industries, Brown & Root’s expert construction team understands how to reduce risk and deliver results. Whether clients require lean, efficient and flexible teams for small projects or a comprehensive team for a challenging EPC assignment, Brown & Root can harness the skilled personnel, vast resources and innovative tools and systems to deliver the right solution – every time, every project.

With Brown & Root as your construction partner you can expect:

  • Experienced project leadership for dependable execution
  • Industry-leading quality, health, safety and environment management systems for incident-free and high-quality project execution
  • Proven, effective tools and systems for project management and reporting
  • Proactive personnel recruitment, training, and retention programs that ensure top quality personnel.

Full Service General Contractor

  • EPC
  • General Construction Services
  • Construction Management
  • Self-Perform Capabilities
  • Flexible Commercial Approach
  • Licensed in 27 States

For more than 60 years, clients in the chemical/petrochemical, refining, power, and pulp & paper industries have trusted BROWN & ROOT with their critical construction projects.

Brown & Root helped to shape the construction industry, establishing safety procedures, execution processes and control of work tools that are now industry standards.

Brown & Root can be your single source contractor for assignments ranging from small capital construction to complex brownfield and greenfield projects, meeting  the highest standards of safety, quality, schedule and cost performance. We have in-house and direct hire resources in craft labor (civil, sitework, structural, piping, equipment installation, and start-up and commissioning), including scaffolding, insulation, and painting; specialty welding; cooling tower design and installation.  


Brown & Root can self-perform your project from conceptual through detailed design, procurement, project and construction management, execution, startup and commissioning.     

Skills & Experience

Brown & Root personnel across all business lines have industry-specific experience in hydrocarbons, chemical, and pulp and paper.  Proven Brown & Root recruitment, retention programs and top employee benefits, backed by nationally recognized training and certification programs ensure a safe, productive, high-quality workforce, driven to meet and exceed your project goals for quality, schedule, and costs.

Execution Certainty

Brown & Root delivers safe, cost efficient projects of the highest quality utilizing our industry-leading control of work processes. From pre-construction through substantial completion, these clearly defined processes – supported by strong and focused project leadership – enable us to manage QHSE, change management, engineering and construction deliverables, equipment and personnel, every step of the way.  The result is a tight alignment of goals and objectives and safe, consistent, predictable results.


Safety is a Brown & Root core value and drives who we are and how we operate. Our behavior-based Zero Harm 24/7 Plan starts with executive commitment to safety at the highest levels of the organization and includes a safety observation program that holds each employee accountable for safe work performance.

General Construction – Self Perform Capabilities

Brown & Root has extensive experience in planning and executing all sizes of industrial construction projects. We closely partner with our clients to assure that the project meets or exceeds their requirements and expectations for cost, safety, quality and schedule.

Self-Performed Services include:

  • Site Preparation
  • Foundations
  • Structural Steel Erection
  • Equipment Setting
  • Piping Installation
  • Soft Crafts – Insulation, Scaffolding, Painting
  • Modular Construction
  • Plant Dismantling & Relocation
  • Startup & Commissioning


The leadership of Brown & Root is committed to the highest level of health, safety and environmental performance.  Our behavior-based safety program is focused on keeping our employees safe 24/7, and has resulted in world class safety performance statistics.


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