(EnergyAsia, July 29, Tuesday) — Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube (Singapore) Pte Ltd,  a subsidiary of the Netherlands-based Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group BV, said it has been awarded an initial US$38 million contract to supply carbon steel, alloy steel, stainless steel and incoloy pipes, fittings and flanges for the Saudi Kayan Olefins Plant project in Saudi Arabia. (US$1=S$1.35)

Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company’s complex in Jubail city is capable of producing six million metric tons of petrochemicals per year. It includes a 1.3-million-ton per year olefins plant at the Saudi Kayan cracker complex.

Kellogg Brown & Root Singapore will be responsible for the project’s engineering, procurement and construction management.
Van Leeuwen said it was selected to source, expedite, inspect and deliver at least 15,000 tons of pipes, fittings and flanges to the project based on its reputation and proven expertise in executing worldwide projects for renowned engineering companies and end-users.

Van Leeuwen regional managing director Hans Weerstra said the award is an “acknowledgment of Van Leeuwen’s successful strategy to support energy-related industries worldwide with the supply of steel piping material and enhanced services in logistics and project management.”
Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group BV, an international trading company specialising in steel pipes, pipe components and valves, was founded in 1924 and has since been active in virtually all industrial sectors. The group currently has 37 locations throughout Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North America. It employs more than 1,100 staff and generates an annual turnover of 750 million euros.  (US$1 = 0.63 euros).