Sarens cranes participate in an oil mega project in Kazakhstan


Sarens, the global leader in crane rental, heavy lifting services and engineered transport, has signed the largest contract in its history with Tengizchevroil (TCO). The contract, which is worth 450 million euros, involves the logistics of a 36.8 billion-dollar gigantic oil project in Kazakhstan.

TCO, which is jointly owned by Chevron (50%), ExxonMobil (25%), KazMunay Gas (20%), and LukAgro (5%), is the operator of the Tengiz oil field in Kazakhstan. The project consists of increasing the pressures in the oil wells and the production capacity of the Tengiz refinery.

Wim Sarens, CEO of Sarens, stated: “With over 60 years of experience in engineered transport, marine operations, and heavy lifting, we are confident that we can deliver with diligence and quality the multiple elements of this project that have been entrusted to us.”

For the duration of the project (2017 - 2020), Sarens anticipates deploying approximately 150 specialists to the various project locations, while also employing some 250 local professionals from various logistics sectors.

Sarens, based in Wolvertem in Belgium, employs over 4,400 people who embody the
spirit of the group's motto "Nothing too heavy, nothing too high".