Another milestone at SOCAR’s HAOR modernization project
Last week Prokon successfully completed fabrication and installation of five-section flare boom as part of SOCAR’s Heydar Aliyev Oil Refinery (HAOR) modernization project.
The flare boom, also known as burner boom, is one of the essential parts of the refinery aimed to protect the asset and the lives of personnel in it. Following the successful construction of this truss (of 4 riser and 5 construction sections) structure, with the total height and weight of 116 metres and 201 tons, it was successfully installed on its permanent house at the HAOR.
Noteworthy, the total DIA, during the fabrication of the flare boom, had reached 1191 inch.
Prokon started the HAOR project in November 2018 in as a subcontractor of Kinetics Technology & Tecnimont JV. SOCAR initiated the revamp and upgrade of the refinery for facilities to manage processing of 7.5 MMTPA crude oil, while meeting quantity and quality requirements of products both to feed Azerkimya revamped petrochemical plant and to produce Euro V quality automotive transportation fuels.
Prokon’s scope includes construction of main process units, auxiliary units, utilities and off-site units. Learn more about the project HERE.