Sarens extends cooperation with PTSC to offshore renewables
Heavy lifting and engineered transport specialist, Sarens, has put pen to paper on a cooperation deal with PetroVietnam Technical Services Corporation (PTSC). Through the memorandum of understanding, the two companies have set a foundation for joint action in the offshore renewable energy sector, in addition to an already existing cooperation in the oil and gas, onshore power plant and civil works sectors.
To reach the goal of reducing carbon dioxide emission to net zero in 2050, EVN and the industrial corporations in the offshore wind farm construction’s supply chain are formatting to commission the first 7GW in 2030.
So far, PTSC is the only member of Vietnam Oil & Gas Group (Petrovietnam) which has the full capacity and legal basis to invest, develop, and operate offshore wind power projects in Vietnam.
Le Manh Cuong, the General Director of PTSC emphasised during the ceremony that the ability to mobilise a large number of equipment plays a significant role in offshore wind farms due to their massive production nature.
With the same view, Aseem Bhateja, Regional Director of Sarens in South-East Asia, asserted that Sarens, well-known for possessing the world largest equipment fleet, the finest engineering force, and having a vast experience archived from offshore wind projects worldwide, is confident to accompany PTSC in achieving this common goal in the offshore renewables.
Over the past 12 years Sarens has worked with PTSC on projects like – Bien Dong 1, Te Giac Trang H5, Ghana OCTP FPSO, ONGC KGD 98/2 LQUP, Linde Singapore Gasification Columns, NOC Gallaf Batch 1, providing equipment on rent, skidding projects, SPMT services, and currently working with PTSC on the NOC Gallaf Batch 3 in Qatar Al-Shaheen oil field development.
This MOU is signed at a critical stage of development of the offshore renewable market and Sarens commits to continue cooperating and supporting PTSC with its services.