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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.

 

Baku, Azerbaijan

13.08.2021

PROKON signed a contract within the turnaround project of LukOil Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez

PROKON Construction and Engineering has been awarded a contract for the turnaround project of LukOil Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez.
 

Within the framework of the contract, PROKON will undertake mechanical installation works within the shutdown and capital reconstruction periods of LukOil Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez in 2020-2022. The first planned shutdown will be held in April and May 2020 and PROKON will uninstall pipe material and install WDI pipes in 60 days. 40% of the staff involved in the project are citizens of Azerbaijan. The details of further turnaround works in 2020-2022 will be provided to PROKON by amendments. 
 

 ‘PROKON expanded in Russia by establishing Prokon Construction and Engineering in 2019. With the expanding to the new market, Prokon started to export significant expertise and contribute to Russian market with professional force from Azerbaijan. This contract is a big step in settling down and exploring the market’ General Director of Prokon Construction and Engineering in Russia, Ozgur Karan said.
 

Established in Azerbaijan in 2012 as a construction and project management subsidiary of Nobel Oil Services, a UK-registered group of companies, PROKON has become one of the leading local companies delivering large-scale projects in the industrial construction. The company adheres to the highest standards of both operational and financial performance.

Baku, Azerbaijan

09.04.2020

PROKON launched a new office in Ankara, Turkey.

PROKON launched a new office in Ankara, Turkey in February, 2020. The office is located in Sogutozu, business district of Ankara.
 

The vision of the company is to expand and become the leading contractor in the region providing engineering, procurement, construction and project management services. The goal of having an office in Turkey is to be involved and follow opportunities in this market and surrounding countries.
 

‘We would like to use this location to explore new markets in this region and establishing an eligible tendering department by recruiting highly skilled and experienced key people, including training young specialists from Azerbaijan. Other than that, Turkey’s location is very advantageous regarding logistics and supplies, so in future it can also be used as a starting point for logistic operations’ General Director of PROKON Machinery, Construction, Manufacturing, Installation, Industry and Commerce in Turkey, Umut Egel said.
 

Established in Azerbaijan in 2012 as a construction and project management subsidiary of Nobel Oil Services, a UK-registered group of companies, PROKON has become one of the leading local companies delivering large-scale projects in the industrial construction. The company adheres to the highest standards of both operational and financial performance.

 

Ankara, Turkey

03.03.2020

Nobel Oil Services’ subsidiary PROKON signed a contract with SOCAR-Uniper

One of Nobel Oil Services’ subsidiaries PROKON has entered into a new contract with SOCAR-Uniper. Within the framework of the contract, PROKON will undertake general construction works and pre-commissioning, coordinating and managing all of SOCAR-Uniper’s construction activities and procurement of structural materials for steam turbine building.


The contract will make a significant contribution to increasing the power supply of Azerikimya, an operator of Polyethylene Plant, while securing PROKON’s involvement in the general construction works for SOCAR-Uniper’s operations within the chemical complex in Sumgayit.


“Currently, SOCAR-Uniper’s power plant generates steam and power through two steam turbines. PROKON will install the third specifically designed steam turbo set, including ancillary infrastructures which intends to substantially accelerate the power production”, General Director of PROKON Azad Namazov said. “Realization of the project will play a critical role in improving energy efficiency of Azerikimya assets”, he added.


Established in Azerbaijan in 2012 as a construction and project management subsidiary of Nobel Oil Services, a UK-registered group of companies, PROKON has become one of the leading local companies delivering large-scale projects in the industrial construction. The company adheres to the highest standards of both operational and financial performance, holding a “Transparent Tax Partner” status granted by the Ministry of Taxes for its continuous financial transparency.


 SOCAR-Uniper is a company for developing and implementing Energy Efficiency.

Baku, Azerbaijan

14.10.2019

PROKON is on the final straight at Construction of SOCAR Ammonia and Urea Plant

PROKON, subsidiary of Nobel Oil Services in Construction and Project Management, fulfilled Construction Works at SOCAR Ammonia and Urea Plant, in conformity with the remaining Commissioning activity of the plant that is ongoing. 


PROKON undertook the prestigious SOCAR Ammonia & Urea Complex Project as the Main Construction Contractor, working with Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd., EPC Contractor of the Project. The plant is located about 35 km north side of Baku city, aimed to utilize abundant natural gas as a feedstock and produce 1,200 MTPD of ammonia and 2,000 MTPD of urea within a single complex.

By now, Ammonia Plant, Urea Plant and Urea handling facilities have been completed, pre-commissioning & preparation works for start-up are in progress. PROKON accomplished the following major activities in the Project with volumes of: Excavation (120,380 m3), Backfilling (55,800 m3), Concrete (51,500 m3), Building (7,587 m2), Piping Fabrication & Erection works (371,410 WDI), Tank Installation (16 tanks with a total volume capacity of 31,310 m3), structural steel erection (7,560 tons), Electrical Cable Installation (591,328 m), Instrumentation Cable Installation (446,613 m), Painting (125,000 m2) and all other related works.

Established in Azerbaijan in 2012 as a construction and project management subsidiary of Nobel Oil Services, the UK-registered group of companies, PROKON has become one of the leading local companies delivering large-scale projects in the Construction Industry.

PROKON adheres to the highest standards of both operational and financial performance. PROKON, as well as Nobel Oil, holds a “Transparent Tax Partner” status granted by the Ministry of Taxes for the transparent financial performance.

Baku, Azerbaijan

03.04.2018

PROKON successfully delivered the project for SOCAR Polymer

PROKON announces the accomplishment of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) works at Conditioning Facility within PP/HDPE (Polypropylene/High density polyethylene) Project for SOCAR Polymer. The Conditioning Facility is located at the east site of the PP & HDPE Plant in Sumgayit and designed for the storage of end products with the overall building size of 84 x 176 m. and internal minimum height of 6 m.  

The project started in August 2016 and covered engineering, procurement, construction, fabrication and erection of steel structures, as well as obtaining permits from local authorities. Within the Project PROKON successfully accomplished Site Preparation, Civil Work and Earthworks phases with engineering, excavation, backfill, demolition, dewatering and protective barriers installation works.  

PROKON is pleased to report on more than 350,000 man-hours without lost time injury (LTI) at SOCAR Polymer Conditioning Facility project. Clear guideline set by management and commitment of the project team to a safe culture with a strong focus on Golden Safety Rules made this achievement possible.  

PROKON was established as a construction & project management subsidiary of Nobel Oil Services in 2012 to become one of the leading local construction companies capable to deliver large-scale downstream projects. Most recent projects of PROKON include construction of SOCAR Ammonia & Urea Plant, Tank Erection works, etc.

Baku, Azerbaijan

10.01.2018

PROKON LLC: 5 years of success in the market

PROKON LLC, a subsidiary of Nobel Oil Services, celebrates its 5th anniversary.

PROKON LLC was founded in 2012 by Nobel Oil Services by expanding a business unit with proven construction expertise in a specialised Construction and Project Management entity, ensuring management of integrated infrastructure, plants and facilities construction processes from design adaptation to procurement and construction.  

PROKON LLC is one of a few local construction companies capable to deliver large-scale downstream facilities in the country. One of its main projects is the construction of Ammonia and Urea Complex in the area of 39.27 ha in Sumgayit, Azerbaijan with involvement of nearly 2500-3500 staff from various disciplines.   The company references comprises of a number of significant projects, like SOCAR Ammonia & Urea Complex Project as well as Tank Fabrication and Erection Project; Site Preparation Project and PP/HDPE Project (conditioning facility) for SOCAR Polymer; Pipeline Project for Norm Cement Plant; Cement Silo & Internal Gas Pipeline Project for CTIEC; Soil Investigation Project for Samsung Engineering.  

To deliver services of superior quality PROKON LLC developed Integrated Management System and obtained ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications from DNV GL, an internationally recognized certification agency. Within 5 years PROKON got through more than 7 external audits by DNV GL. The certifications qualify PROKON LLC to render Procurement services as well as Management of Engineering, Construction projects for the Oil & Gas and Construction Industries.  

PROKON LLC is certified by the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan for installation and operation of liquid and natural gas facilities. The company also holds the perpetual licence on provision of construction and installation works of buildings and structures awarded by the Ministry of Economy of the Azerbaijan Republic.  

PROKON LLC was recognized as a “Transparent Tax Partner” by the Ministry of Taxes of the Azerbaijan Republic in February, 2017 for good faith operations and conformity to international and local accounting standards.

State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Samsung Engineering, Technip, Norm, BP, Biwater, CTIEC, GAMA are among top customers and partners of PROKON LLC.  

The Company aims to become a leading one in the region providing engineering, procurement, construction and project management services that exceed expectations of our clients for quality and performance. PROKON LLC continually develops its expertise by attracting both seasoned professionals and young talents who bring innovative approach as well as passionate and effective engagement to deliver superior services and solutions with quality driven processes in a safe, efficient and environmentally responsible manner. PROKON is most proud of an unparalleled reputation for client service, dedication, successful project delivery, and integrity of the staff.

Baku, Azerbaijan

17.07.2017

PROKON is recognized as a “Transparent Tax Partner”

Nobel Oil Services is pleased to announce that PROKON LLC, its EPC subsidiary, is recognized as a “Transparent Tax Partner” by the Ministry of Taxes of Azerbaijan Republic.  

Establishment of the “Transparent tax partnership” practice is a brand new approach in order to deepen the partnership relations between the taxpayers and the tax authorities and embark on a totally new quality level. The system serves to work with disciplined taxpayers first. The benefits of this system include shortened time response to the taxpayer’s request, cooperation with taxpayer to remove any inconsistencies in declarations, provision of targeted services, etc.  

Taxpayers shall meet a number of criteria to gain the “Transparent Tax Partner” status. Such taxpayers shall firstly file their tax reports and pay their taxes in full and in a timely manner, properly state the employee numbers and their salaries, possess secure e-signature, hold their accounting in line with international and local accounting standards. The taxpayers shall not make any transactions with taxpayers at risk and shall not be the taxpayer which was under economic criminal prosecution during last 3 years.  

PROKON LLC was established as a construction & project management subsidiary in 2012. Most recent projects of PROKON LLC include construction of SOCAR Ammonia & Urea Plant, tank erection works, etc.

Baku, Azerbaijan

22.06.2017