CRTS gets $48.4 mn robotic coating project in Saudi Arabia

CRTS gets $48.4 mn robotic coating project in Saudi Arabia

3:36 PM, 14th July 2011
CRTS gets $48.4 mn robotic coating project in Saudi Arabia

ST LOUIS, US: Insituform Technologies Inc said that its subsidiary, CRTS Inc, has been awarded a $48.4 million contract from Snamprogetti Saudi Arabia Ltd, a subsidiary of Eni SpA, to provide robotic coating of internal field joints for Saudi Aramco offshore pipelines that will transport natural gas from new offshore wells in the Hasbah and Arabiyah gas fields.

CRTS and its local partner, Diversified Lines for Petroleum Services, will provide robotic internal field joint coating for pipelines ranging in diametre from 10-36 inches. Mobilization and preparatory work for the project is expected to begin in July 2011. Internal field joint coating activities are expected to begin in the second quarter of 2012 and take approximately 12 months to complete.

The two offshore fields Northeast of Dhahran will add a combined 2.5 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas to Saudi Aramco’s existing capacity. The $6 billion Saudi Aramco Wasit gas plant will be its largest gas plant in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and is expected to be operational in 2013.

“CRTS is pleased to partner with Snamprogetti Saudi Arabia on this Saudi Aramco project. We are confident that we will again exceed Saudi Aramco’s expectations. Our work on this project will be a top priority for us and it will highlight the capabilities of our proprietary and patented robotic coating technologies,” said James A Huggins, President, CRTS.

(C) WOC News




Your Comments (Up to 2000 characters)
Please respect our community and the integrity of its participants. WOC reserves the right to moderate and approve your comment.

Related News

Polyplastics to expand POM plant in Malaysia

  TOKYO, JAPAN: Polyplastics Company Ltd will expand its production capacity of polyoxymethylene (POM) with 90,000 metric tonne/year, at Polypla ...

Read more
CNPC starts building China’s first domestic-made fertilizer plant

BEIJING, CHINA: China National Petroleum Corp’s (CNPC) subsidiary, Ningxia Petrochemical started construction on July 10 on a plant with capacit ...

Read more
EPA to review new uses of 14 chemicals known as glymes

WASHINGTON, US:  The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to protect consumers by requiring companies to report new uses of chem ...

Read more
Polyplastics sets up new compounding firm in China

  TOKYO, JAPAN: Polyplastics Co Ltd will increase its compound capacity with the aim to strength its flexible supply system especially in China ...

Read more
Insituform acquires 2 companies, strengthens Middle East presence

CHESTERFIELD, US: Insituform Technologies Inc has acquired CRTS Inc, an Oklahoma based company and executed definitive agreements to acquire Hockway L ...

Read more
TPC Group receives air permit for restart of dehydrogenation unit

HOUSTON, US: TPC Group Inc has received the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) air permit necessary for the planned refurbishment, upgra ...

Read more uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X