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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.

Note to editors 

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. 

 

 

01.04.2022

PROKON receives honorable award from Ministry

PROKON was delighted to be awarded by the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population for being the most Active Social Partner in private sector to support the employment of martyr families.  

During the special ceremony organized by the ministry and attended by a group of high level government officials, PROKON’s Deputy General Director Ariz Huseynov has received the highly meaningful award from the Minister Mr. Sahil Babayev.   

Starting 2017, PROKON has been working closely with the State Employment Agency under the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population. The main focus areas, within this framework, have been the employment of vulnerable people, as well as people experiencing difficulties with employment. 

Within the partnership framework with the state agency, PROKON has allocated about 50 staff to allow parents raising children who require special care, people with disabilities including physically challenged children under the age of 18, as well as veterans, martyr family members, internally displaced people (until 2021) benefit from these employment opportunities. 

As a proud corporate citizen, PROKON will continue to support initiatives aimed at improving the employment opportunities for Azerbaijan’s vulnerable people. 

 

Note to editors 

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.  

28.01.2022

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