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7th Dec, 2018  |  Project News

Kentech is Awarded Commissioning Contract on LNG Project in Louisiana, USA

Kentech has been awarded a contract for commissioning and start up work on a large liquefaction project project in Southwest, Louisiana. Kentech’s scope of work consists of supplying commissioning services from pre-commissioning, technical writing, dynamic logic testing of PLC’s and Distributed Control System (DCS) support. Our System Owners are responsible for tracking progress through all phases of commissioning and turnover of systems. Kentech automation specialists are responsible for verifying that graphics and logic are correct during instrument loop and functional testing. Our field technicians are verifying proper installation, and functionality of instruments, valves and local PLC panels. Kentech have also been completing loop testing across the facility in both the greenfield and brownfield environments. Kentech is committed to delivering the technical field services required to achieve our client’s goal of providing safe, efficient and cost effective natural gas liquefaction and regasification in the Gulf Coast. “This project represents the continued confidence that our clients are showing in Kentech’s commissioning and start up capabilities in North America,” said David Touhey, Service Line Director, STS, Kentech Group. Kentech are pleased to continue the safe delivery of commissioning field services to our client and look forward to the successful start-up of the LNG facility. Kentech is a privately owned energy and industrial services provider. Our core capabilities are construction, commissioning and maintenance across a multi-discipline range of services. With a heritage dating back to 1919, Kentech was founded in 1993 to provide engineering contracting services globally and today works on some of the world’s largest projects in the Petrochemical and Oil and Gas sector.

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TAGS: #STS  #Commissioning  #LNG  #USA  #United States  

19th Nov, 2018  |  Safety News, Project News

Kentech Kuwait Surpass 5 Million Safe Manhours on Clean Fuels Project

It is with great pride that we can announce the Kentech team working on the Clean Fuels Project in Kuwait have now surpassed 5 Million Manhours LTI Free!   Reaching this magnificent milestone is a testament to every single person on the Kentech team, and shows the vigilance, focus and commitment that each and every member of our staff has with regard to their personnel safety and the safety of others. The achievement is even more impressive when we consider that we are working in a facility that has both brownfield and greenfield conditions, coupled with ongoing commissioning and startup activities across the project.

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TAGS: #BetterTogether  #Keepingeachothersafe  #Kuwait  #Safety milestone  #Safety Excellence  

31st Oct, 2018  |  General News

Kentech & Matera Form Australian Joint Venture

Matera Electrical and Kentech Australia are pleased to announce the formation of MKJV to offer brownfield and maintenance services to Australia’s energy market. Kentech’s global, large-scale oil and gas experience in HVAC, Electrical and Instrumentation Installation, Maintenance and Commissioning Services, coupled with Matera’s local Electrical presence, indigenous commitment, apprenticeships, learning and development programs, gives MKJV a unique offering of a skilled and local team, backed up by international knowledge and expertise. Phil Matera commented “We have been searching for a partner with the right experience and execution record, to help them bring their world-class expertise to the Australian Oil & Gas industry with an indigenous skilled workforce.  The shared corporate values, cultures, expertise and systems of Kentech and Matera are a great fit and give MKJV the platform to achieve high ambitions.” Phil Johnson further acknowledged “We have an exciting opportunity in Australia for MKJV and its potential clients to make a commitment to our Indigenous people and provide training and development opportunities to create a skilled workforce of HVAC Technicians, Electricians and Instrumentation Technicians.  Together we aim to create a long term legacy for the Australian Oil & Gas Industry.”

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TAGS: #Australia  #Joint Venture  

24th Oct, 2018  |  Project News

Contractor of the Year 2017 for the Borouge Maintenance Team

The safety of our workforce comes second to none in Kentech and there is nothing more satisfying when our clients also recognise our safety standards. Borouge have recently awarded the Kentech team Contractor of the Year 2017 for our outstanding HSE and technical performance, celebrating the best safety practices and safety culture they've witness by the Kentech team over the years. Ryan Jongco and Murugesh Rajagopal accepted the award on behalf of Kentech who are key members of the team delivering HVAC Maintenance services on the project, a team who have achieved over half a million safe manhours so far.

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TAGS: #Maintenance  #Safety award  #Safety Excellence  

17th Oct, 2018  |  General News

Tush Doshi Joins Kentech Board

Kentech is delighted to announce the appointment of Tush Doshi to Kentech’s Board as a Non-Executive Director, bringing a wealth of experience with more than 25 years’ involvement in the global oil and gas, refining, petrochemicals and power generation industries. Tush was previously the COO and then President (Projects) of Kentz/SNC Lavalin where he was responsible for the global business unit covering Middle East, Australia and Southern Africa. During his 5 years at the company, he was part of the team that tripled the business unit revenue and margin as well as expanding the footprint into the US and South East Asia. Prior to joining Kentz in 2012, Tush worked in various senior operation roles for companies such as Jacobs Engineering and AMEC. Tush commented: “I believe the team are making great strides in the development and growth of Kentech and I very much look forward to supporting them on this exciting journey” Malcolm Fallen, Kentech’s Chairman, commented: “We are delighted to have Tush join the Board of Kentech. His breadth of international and operational experience and industry knowledge will be invaluable to supporting our growth plans.”

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TAGS: #Staff Appointment  #Board