SGI / SGP Project, Tengiz, Kazakhstan

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In 2004, Parsons Fluor Daniel (PFD) were awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) services by Tengizchevroil (TCO) for the Asset Development Project, a combination of the Sour Gas Injection (SGI) and the Second Generation Plant (SGP) Projects at the giant Tengiz and Korolev Fields, located on the north eastern shore of the Caspian Sea.

During the course of the project, PFD partnered with Kentech to carry out a series of contracts on various parts of the sites.

These included:-

  • SGI HVAC works: Kentech were contracted to execute a detailed engineering, procurement, fabrication and installation of the HVAC system.
  • Natural Gas Gathering System (NGGS): SGI – This scope of works includes the field electrical and instrumentation services associated with the expansion of the wellheads at the Korlev, East and West Tengiz fields.  Our scope included the installation, testing, loop checking and commissioning services for forty one gathering wellheads, eight sour gas injection wellheads, nine metering stations, five midline value stations and one field control centre.
  • SGP Offsites: This contract covered the electrical and instrumentation work packages associated with the utilities for the SGP Project.  Kentech’s scope included the installation, testing and commissioning of a number of key areas of the SPG offsites, including the chemical storage area, fuel gas compressor area, flare area, interconnecting piperacks, crude product storage area and a number of associated substations.
  • SGP Completions works:  This package included electrical, instrumentation and telecommunications completions works plus loop checking and commissioning on the SGP Plant, including power generation, onplot utilities, crude stabilisation, gas processing, sulphur recovery and tail gas treating areas.
  • Calibration Works: SGI & SGP Projects: Throughout the duration of our presence on the SGI and SGP Projects, Kentech was contracted to provide instrument calibration and certification services.
  • SGI Tie-ins: Shutdown, tie-in and turnaround works in the critical 2007 tie-in window.

These works comprised of over 4.5 million manhours, all executed safely without a lost time incident and with over 90% Kazakh nationals working as part of the site team.


On Tuesday 9th February 2021, we announced an agreement to acquire the oil & gas business of SNC-Lavalin’s Resources Division.

This business includes people and assets brought together through their acquisition of the Kentz and other energy services businesses. This transaction marks an exciting, ground-breaking development for Kentech to reinforce our position as a leading integrated energy services provider and introduces us to the renewable / clean power marketplace. We now move forward together with a global network of more than 10,000 professionals united by a commitment of common values and strong partnerships with clients from across the world.

By investing now, we are strategically positioning the company to take advantage of the next cycle of growth.

Our complementary businesses will join forces, creating a stronger offering across the full asset life cycle – from consulting to design and build, commissioning and start-up, through to maintenance, modification and turnaround, as well as decommissioning services.