Singapore, March 2020 – Zamil Steel Buildings Vietnam has signed a new contract with general contractor Técnicas Reunidas, S.A. of Spain in connection with the new Chemicals and Refining Integrated Singapore Project (CRISP) located on Jurong Island, Singapore. The project marks the latest investment by American multinational oil and gas corporation ExxonMobil to further expand its multi-billion-dollar integrated manufacturing complex in Singapore.
As stated by Exxon Mobil Singapore, the project is expected to apply new chemical technologies to integrate the crude cracker and refining complex, and to increase the production of clean fuels with lower sulfur content by 48,000 barrels per day. Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts have been awarded to Técnicas Reunidas, with the aim to start operations by 2023.
Under the contract signed by Zamil Steel Buildings Vietnam and Técnicas Reunidas, Zamil Steel’s scope of work will include the design, fabrication, and supply steel structures for the reactors and equipment platforms. Parts of the steel structures will be painted in-house with special intumescent paint to provide two-hour fireproofing, using AkzoNobel Chartek 2218. Engineering work started in March 2020 so that fabrication could start in May 2020. With its engineering excellence and large production capacity, Zamil Steel has been entrusted by Técnicas Reunidas for many of its biggest and most advanced oil refinery projects around the world.