Essar selects Ergil for tank items

The contract is a testimony to the storage tank expertise Ergil has developed and which it will utilise for a major facility Essar is building in Singapore

01 August 2013

Ergil, a worldwide leader in engineering, construction and manufacturing for the oil, gas, water, chemical and petrochemical industries, has announced that Ergil StorageTech has been selected by Essar Group for their $320 million Jurong Aromatics Corporation (JAC) project in Singapore.

The Essar Group is a multinational, multi-
usiness conglomerate. Picture shoes the
group's Vadinar refinery in India

Ergil StorageTech will provide storage tank safety equipment including pressure vacuum vents, emergency vents, gauge hatches and rim vents.

StorageTech, an Ergil Group brand, mainly focuses on the manufacturing of a wide range of storage tank equipment and provides complete solutions for storage tank terminals for the oil, gas, power, construction and chemical industries. Manufacturing to international standards, StorageTech has exported to more than 60 countries worldwide and proved itself as a global brand. The StorageTech product line includes, but is not limited to, breather valves, flame arresters, fire-fighting systems, heating coils, suction heaters, and suction pipes, swivel joints and external and internal floating roofs.

“Ergil is delighted to have the opportunity to support the operations of Essar and JAC in the region and build upon our consistent track report of success in Asia Pacific. I look forward to successful operations in alliance with Essar. Ergil will keep pursuing opportunities in the Asia Pacific Region as a part of its growth strategy,” commented Oktay Altunergil, CEO of Ergil.

As well as being a leading player in the oil and gas, water, chemical and petrochemical industries, the multinational, multifaceted Essar Group is also prominent in the sectors of steel, power, BPO and telecom services, shipping, ports, projects and minerals. The group today employs 75,000 people across its operations in more than 25 countries in five continents. The JAC project involves the development of a condensate splitter and aromatics facility in Singapore’s Jurong Island. Essar’s contract forms part of a $2.4 billion grassroot aromatics complex in Jurong Island, Singapore. The scope of Essar’s contract includes constructing storage tankages, jetties with loading and unloading arms, pipeline systems and utilities for the entire complex.

Founded in 1983, Ergil Group has been providing a comprehensive range of professional services to the oil, gas, petrochemical, chemical and water industries for 30 years. Ergil operates out of its headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey, with branch offices in the UAE, Azerbaijan and Singapore.

Since 1982, Ergil has been focusing on offering high-quality services and products, and has grown rapidly thanks to its growing number of dedicated employees and expanding facilities. It currently operates a 32,000 sq m manufacturing facility in Mersin, Turkey. Ergil is certified to ISO 9001 and 14001, OHSAS 18001, ASME U-4 and S-2, R Stamp and has CE/ATEX certificates for its storage tank products.

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