ENOC subsidiary to build Fujairah refinery
Cylingas signs contract with Pyramid Engineering for plant in Fujairah
Cylingas, a subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), has signed a contract with Pyramid Engineering for a modular refinery plant developed by Ecomar Energy Solutions in Fujairah.
Saif Al Falasi, Executive Director of Cylingas, and Ashish Bajpal, Managing Director of Pyramid Engineering, signed the contract.
As per the agreement, Cylingas will design, fabricate, install, inspect, test, paint and commission 19 above-ground tanks and associated piping system within the new refinery terminal and the connecting pipelines to the jetty. The refinery has a processing capacity of 7,500 bpd and the storage tank terminal has a capacity of 91,000 cubic metres, making it one of the major contracts won by Cylingas.
Saif Al Falasi said: “The contract underlines the competencies of Cylingas to undertake large-scale projects that demand extensive mechanical and piping work. We are thankful to Ecomar Energy Solutions and Pyramid Engineering for the contract. It complements our growth strategy to expand our operations across the region by offering high-end solutions developed to the highest standards of quality.”
Raed Ali, General Manager of Cylingas, added: “In line with the expansion strategy of ENOC, we are also focusing on further strengthening our operations by partnering on projects by third-party operators. Through the collaboration we are demonstrating our strengths in undertaking complex EPC projects, gained from over 40 years of our operations. We thank our partners for their trust in us.”
Ashish Bajpal said: “The modular refinery in Fujairah further builds on the Emirate’s reputation as one of the fastest growing global hubs. Cylingas supports our vision to develop a modern refinery and associated systems, with proven expertise in developing world-class projects.”
Cylingas will undertake the mechanical and piping requirements for the tanks including aluminium internal floating, dome and cone roofs. Tanks ranging from 4 to 29.5 metres in diameter and from 5 to 20.5 meters in height, the total storage capacity of 91,000 cubic metres for handling naphtha, diesel, gas oil, fuel oil, kerosene, slop and water.
The piping package includes residual engineering design, procurement, safe storage, fabrication, inspection, painting and surface preparation, insulation, testing and commissioning of piping systems and pipeline. The pipelines linking the terminal to the jetty will be 2 to 16 inches in diameter.
The project is scheduled for completion in 17 months and currently, the design work is progressing. Cylingas will also undertake associated work such as setting up free issue mechanical equipment, vessels, positive displacement, centrifugal pumps and loading arms.
Cylingas provides its customers with several solutions from proprietary technology to design and full EPC including construction management services, commissioning and aftermarket support. The company also provides pressure vessels and skids manufacturing supply services for oil and gas industry worldwide.