Another milestone at SOCAR’s HAOR modernization project


Baku, Azerbaijan

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. For more information visit the projects section.


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



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.