Prokon secures strategic repair and brownfield modifications contract in Türkiye
- Entering to Türkiye’s highly competitive construction sector
- Becoming an approved contractor of Turkish industrial giant Tüpraş
Prokon Makina, Insaat, Imalat, Montaj, Sanayi ve Ticaret Ltdş (Prokon Türkiye), Prokon’s subsidiary, is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with Türkiye Petrol Rafinerileri A.S. (Tüpraş) to provide brownfield modifications and repair works of miscellaneous tanks for Izmit Refinery Tank Farm.
Within the framework of the contract, Prokon Türkiye will carry out brownfield modifications and repair works of six storage tanks, more specifically crude oil, diesel, benzene, gasoline and water tanks, aimed at extending production life of these facilities.
The scope of the contract includes scaffolding works, blasting and painting works for six tanks and metal works for two tanks. The diameter of the tanks varies between 25 meters to 60 meters and the average height of the tanks are 14 meters. The period of the contract is 14 months.
Vugar Samadli, CEO Nobel Energy said: “Since its foundation in 2012, Prokon has successfully delivered a number of large-scale industrial construction projects in and outside the country. However, the agreement with Turkish industrial giant Tüpraş marks a new phase in the history of Prokon by making the company to enter the highly competitive construction sector of Türkiye.
Türkiye has had an internationally renowned status in the construction industry, and the country has been one of the top exporters of these services to the world. And we are immensely proud to be an Azerbaijani company to export our proven expertise and experience in the domain to Türkiye – one of the biggest providers of the construction services across the world”.
Prokon is a registered and approved contractor of Tüpraş since 3 February 2022, and it aims to remain a solution partner for Tüpraş’s future undertakings by committing to deliver high quality results for the existing campaign.
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Established in 2012, as a full service construction company subsidiary of Nobel Energy Group, Prokon specializes in management of integrated infrastructure, industrial plants and facilities construction processes from design adaptation to procurement and construction. Further information: www.prokon.az
Tüpraş is a Türkiye-based company specialized in the refining of crude oil and petroleum products. It operates four refineries in Izmir, Izmit, Kirikkale and Batman that are processing 33.2 million ton crude oil per year, and producing various petroleum products. Tüpraş’s 2021 turnover was 11.3 billion USD.