Essar Projects strengthens its foothold in Africa – mobilizes manpower for Commissioning Services for a Refinery Project

Essar Projects – the global EPC arm of Essar – has recently been awarded the contract for undertaking Commissioning activities for a greenfield refinery being set up in Africa. Essar Projects team will be responsible for providing pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up services for the refinery. The scope of works would include checking to ensure that all the units that have been constructed so far are ready and safe for commissioning; develop pre-commissioning procedures and methodology and final Commissioning leading to stabilization.

Essar Projects has mobilised appropriate expertise and additional suitable manpower resources are being sourced. Commissioning Heads & In-charges for various units; Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, HSE, Projects Control, Inspection and Utilities In-Charges and Shift In-charges are being appointed and deployed. For the execution team, this promises not just significant rewards and recognition, but opportunities to gain experience of working on a mega scale complex refinery project.

The award of this contract re-emphasizes, Essar Projects’ intention to exploring business opportunities in challenging geographies like that of Africa. Recently, Essar Projects was awarded the contract for executing Structural, Mechanical and Piping Installation works for the Tilenga Project Upstream Facilities (TPUF) in Uganda, by McDermott, and execution has begun. Further opportunities for EPC and construction works in energy and pipelines sector are being explored.

About Essar Projects:

Essar Projects is part of the infrastructure portfolio of Essar Global Fund Limited (EGFL). With more than 50 years’ experience entailing successful delivery of over USD 11 Billion worth of projects of scale and complexity, Essar Projects has played a defining role in the EPC domain; offering value-added, end-to-end project delivery solutions, whilst managing diverse technological interfaces in a collaborative manner, thereby bringing in an OWNER’S PERSPECTIVE to EPC delivery.

Over the past five decades, Essar Projects has accumulated experience of executing mega scale industrial and infrastructure projects in varied industry segments, like Refineries, Petrochemical & Fertilizer Plants, Minerals & Metals, Offshore and Infrastructure. It’s footprint spreads across India, Middle East, Europe, Americas and the challenging geographies of Africa and Australasia.