GE’s anti-corrosion technologies to improve efficiency and safety…

GE’s anti-corrosion technologies to improve efficiency and safety of oil refining and petrochemical facilities in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan

GE’s Anti-Corrosion Technologies ToImprove Efficiency And Safety Of Oil Refining And Petrochemical Facilities In Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan And Azerbaijan

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan, April 11, 2019 – GE and Raim Group Caspian company,Kazakhstan,offering solutions to protect equipment against corrosion in the petrochemical and refining industries, concluded a license agreement on the exclusive use by Raimof GE’sAmStarsurface protection technology in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan. This will allow a prompt equipment repair anda significant safety improvement at petrochemical and refining industrial facilities.

GE’sAmStar technology ensures a protective coating by high-speed thermal spraying on process equipment exposed to high temperatures and corrosive environments, particularly in the refining and power industries, helping fight against corrosion andtherefore prolonging equipment’s lifecycle. AmStar provides a possibility of a field application which is technology’s specific feature offeringa prompt assistance to customers.

In particular, AmStar use does not require time-consuming surface preparation and spray application process, so the equipment can be returned to service immediately once theprotective coating operation is completed. In addition, the application of AmStarkeeps vessel substrate unaltered, since the process occurs at low temperature, which additionally ensures the equipment’s safety.

Bela Ferenczi, CEO GE central Asia and Azerbaijan, said: “We are pleased to support our partner Raim Group Caspian in implementing the most advanced world-class technologies in Central Asia that will help our regional customers significantly improve industrial efficiency and safetyofoil refining and petrochemical facilities”.

Samat Makhmutov, Director of Raim Group Caspian: “GE’sAmStar technology which efficiency has been recognized by global oil and gas companies has a proven industrial track record in many countries, including Kazakhstan. The use of this technology will allow Raim Group Caspian to expand its core business activities and to tap new markets in the CIS and the Middle East”.

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About GE Russia/CIS
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About Raim Group Caspian
The company has more than 10-year experience in protective coatings application works, doing business in the Republic of Kazakhstan within international projects. Qualified local staff ensure high-quality and short lead timeservices in metal coating with a deep localization part. The head office of the company is located in Aktau, Kazakhstan.