Kaztec Engineering announced that construction of its Phase 1 Lagos factory is now underway.
Kaztec, a subsidiary of the Chrome Group a leading West African oil and gas conglomerate, intend to fabricate drilling and production platforms and other specialized structures for the oil and gas industry at the new plant.
Sir Emeka Offor, executive chairman of Kaztec Engineering Ltd., said, "Our Snake Island fabrication yard will specialize in fabricating topside modules, jackets and other equipment used by international oil companies."
Following the completion of the first phase, Kaztec expects to commence development of a second phase of the fabrication yard, which is expected to be completed by mid- to late-2014.
Snake Island Integrated Free Zone is an industrial free zone facility and port development strategically located in the coastal waterways of Lagos, with immediate access to the open seas.
Addax Petroleum Limited is a technical partner in Kaztec's fabrication yard project.
Kaztec Engineering say they are equipped to provide turnkey onshore and offshore fabrication and installation services. Core capabilities include engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning of offshore and onshore oil and gas facilities for the oil and gas industry in West Africa.