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Fabrication of De-Ethanizer Column for Salalah LPG Project, OGC/Petrofac

Special Technical Services LLC (STS) is a leading multi-disciplinary manufacturing and contracting organization in the energy & industrial sectors. STS heavy fabrication segment includes supply of custom designed process equipment, skid modules and piping fabrication to core industries like Oil & Gas, Refinery, Petrochemicals, Power and allied sectors. We are one of the leading Omani manufacturers, with our capabilities ranked among the best in the GCC.


We operate two specialized fabrication workshops in Oman, located at Nizwa and Sohar industrial zones covering a total area of 125,700 sqm. Our workshops are equipped with state-of-the-art fabrication & welding machinery and material handling equipment. Workshop facilities include heavy fabrication bays, vessel fabrication shops, machine shops, areas dedicated to exotic materials welding and aluminium welding. To date we have supplied more than 1,000 critical process equipment and modules to PDO, ORPIC, OGC, BP and other esteemed clients around the Middle East region. Demonstrating outstanding delivery performance in the past & ongoing projects, STS has established a strong track record with the major EPC companies and end users in Middle East.

Counting on the satisfied customers, STS is proud to announce the delivery of longest column, 49 meters to our prestigious client M/s Oman Gas Company for their ongoing Salalah LPG Project. The De-Ethanizer Column weighs around 172 MT with a diameter of 3.04 meters made of 50 mm thick stainless-steel plates imported from Japan. The complete fabrication was carried out at our Nizwa Heavy Fabrication facility within a span of 12 months and the column was transported to project site by road using multiaxial trailers. The distance of 700 Kms was accomplished in less than 9 days.

STS management congratulated the entire team for their contribution and thanked our clients Oman Gas Company and the EPC Contractor Petrofac, UAE for all their support and cooperation in successful execution of this project.