FACTBOX-Top private contractors in Iraq/Afghanistan

Tue Nov 20, 2007 12:30pm EST

 HOUSTON, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Following is a list of the top
15 recipients of reconstruction funds for Iraq and Afghanistan
from the U.S. government for fiscal years 2004 to 2006,
according to an analysis from the nonprofit Center for Public
Integrity (CPI).
 U.S. government contracts for work in those countries have
jumped more than 50 percent a year, from $11 billion in 2004 to
nearly $17 billion in 2005 and more than $25 billion in 2006.
 The list was created from data available from the General
Service Administration's Federal Procurement Data System and
does not include amounts paid to unidentified foreign
companies, the CPI said.
 KBR, which has won the largest number of government
contracts by far, is a former unit of Halliburton Co (HAL.N).
1.  KBR Inc (KBR.N)                            $16,059,282,020
2.  DynCorp International                      $ 1,838,156,100
3.  Washington Group Int'l Inc WNG.N         $ 1,044,686,850
4.  IAP Worldwide Services Inc                 $   901,973,910
5.  Environmental Chemical Corp                $   899,701,070
6.  L-3 Communications Holdings Inc (LLL.N)    $   853,535,680
7.  Fluor Corp (FLR.N)                         $   736,853,200
8.  Perini Corp PCR.N                        $   720,859,110
9.  Orascom Construction Industries (OCIC.CA)  $   617,089,510
10. Parsons Corp                               $   579,265,450
11. First Kuwaiti General Trading And Contracting Co.
                                            $   495,404,500
12. Blackwater USA                             $   485,149,590
13. Tetra Tech Inc (TTEK.O)                    $   362,107,010
14. AMEC PLC (AMEC.L)                          $   317,171,280
15. Laguna Pueblo                              $   312,677,530
 Source: Center for Public Integrity,
www.publicintegrity.org
 (Reporting by Anna Driver in Houston; editing by Andre
Grenon)


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