Dutch firm wins Jubail painting contract
Riyadh, February 1, 2011
Dutch-based Hertelotc, a leading player in the industrial painting and insulation sector, has won a $1.2 million painting contract as part of the the package 2A of Jubail export refinery project.
As per the deal, Hertelotc will paint 67,000 sq m of piping and equipment and 26,000 sq m of pipe supports and steel structure at the Saudi refinery project.
The contract was awarded by Nesma & Partners, who are mechanical contractors at Jubail for Technip, the engineering, procurement and construction contractor.
The Jubail export refinery is expected to process 400,000 barrels of Saudi heavy crude per day to produce high quality transportation fuels and petrochemical for markets in Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
Robert Wakefield, director of Business Development at Hertelotc, said: “We have been working with Nesma for more than 15 years and are delighted to have this opportunity to work on this landmark project.”
Hertelotc, part of Amsterdam-based Hertel, has been offering industrial painting and insulation services in Saudi Arabia for 30 years.-TradeArabia News Service