Zamil Steel Buildings Vietnam Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Zamil Industrial Investment Co. (Zamil Industrial), was recently awarded a SAR 15 million (USD 4 million) contract for the Nghi Son Refinery project in Vietnam.

The contract’s scope of work includes the design, fabrication, supply and erection of 10 pre-engineered buildings, spreading over an area of 23,557 square meters in Nghi Son, Thanh Hoa province, located in the southern region of Hanoi. The company considers this project to be its most significant achievement in contributing to the infrastructure development plan of the Vietnamese government.

The Nghi Son Refinery project is the largest greenfield refinery project to be constructed in Vietnam and one of the largest ongoing infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia. The Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical complex is being developed by a consortium of international companies, including PetroVietnam, Idemitsu Kosan, Kuwait Petroleum International and Mitsui Chemicals.

The 400-hectare project, which is expected to cost USD 6.2 billion, will have a designed capacity of 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil with the possibility to increase this capacity to 400,000 bpd. Construction began in October 2013, and the project is expected to enter commercial operation by early 2017.

Zamil Steel Vietnam was established in 1997 as a joint venture between Zamil Industrial and the Mitsui Group of Japan, with two factories located in the Noi Bai Industrial Zone in Hanoi, Vietnam, and AMATA in Dong Nai, Vietnam. The company specializes in providing steel building solutions for various uses in commercial and industrial construction. It has successfully and professionally supplied more than 6,000 buildings in Vietnam and the Asia Pacific region.