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Peikko’s connection items chosen for a precast pipe rack in Oman

Peikko’s subsidiary in the United Arab Emirates, Peikko Gulf LLC, has received a substantial order for connection items for the construction of a precast pipe rack. The pipe rack is for a gas export pipeline in the Sultanate of Oman. The total length of the pipe rack is 300 kilometers and it goes from Fahud to Sohar. It is a part of the Sohar Refinery Improvement project. The order comprises of more than 25,000 pcs of HPKM® and PEC® Column Shoes, COPRA® Anchoring Couplers, and more than 500 tons of customized embedded connection items. The deliveries have started in April 2017 and will continue until the end of 2017. 

The developer of the project is ORPIC, Oman Oil Refineries & Petroleum Industrial Complex, owned by the government of Oman. The current Sohar Refinery Improvement project is one of three strategic projects of ORPIC in Liwa Plastics Industrial Complex in Oman. The pipe rack will enable further infrastructural improvements in Oman and remarkably increase the production of fuel, naphtha and propylene. The main contractor of the project is CBI & CTCI, and the subcontractor is OHI Group. The precast elements are supplied by RAK Precast. The entire project will be completed by 2018. 

This is the largest project in the downstream oil and gas industry in Oman. Peikko’s role in this strategic growth project secured safe and reliable connections and enabled fast and efficient construction”, states Topi Paananen, CEO of Peikko Group Corporation. 


Further information:
Kim Salvén, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Peikko Group Corporation,
mobile: +35840 753 4595, email: [email protected]   

Radovan Endel, General Manager, Peikko Gulf LLC
mobile: +971 50 279 2215, email: [email protected] 

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