Techint Engineering & Construction provides engineering, procurement, construction, operation and management services for large-scale projects in worldwide locations. The company’s multi-local presence allows it to have deep knowledge of the technical standards, laws and regulations, taxes, financial entities, labor unions and subcontractors in the regions where it operates.
Thanks to its broad experience in the market, Techint Engineering & Construction can develop high complexity projects, from design to execution, taking care of the environment and the welfare of the surrounding communities. With more than 70 years of experience and employing 20,500 people worldwide, it has completed more than 3,500 projects in compliance with ISO/BS/OHSAS international standards in America, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
The company currently delivers services in the following market segments: oil & gas, energy, industrial plants, oil refineries and petrochemical plants, mining, and infrastructure and architecture civil works.
Agostino Rocca creates "Compagnia Tecnica Internazionale" (Techint) in Italy as an international company.
Construction activities start in Argentina with a network of large diameter pipelines in Argentina and Brazil.
Techint establishes a branch in Brazil. Subsequently, in 1950, the company carries out the construction of the Santos-São Paulo pipeline – 160 km with three river crossings and twelve air crossings.
The company begins operations in Chile. Techint's initial activities include the construction of roads, highways and civil works for the public sector.
Techint starts operations in Mexico to build Tamsa, a seamless tubes production plant in Veracruz. Since then, it has participated in major industrial and infrastructure projects in Mexico and Central America building pipelines, petrochemical, and gas plants, steel plants, hospitals, hydroelectric and combined cycle power plants, transmission lines and electrical substations, coal handling facilities, coal and pet coke fired power plants.
The company begins operations in Uruguay and focuses activities on roads, highways, airports and other civil infrastructure works.
Techint is established in Egypt and Ecuador.
Operations are launched in Peru. Subsequently, in 2000 the company carries out the construction of one of the most important infrastructure projects in Latin America: the Camisea gas and NGL pipelines, 730 and 560 km long, which run from the Peruvian rainforest across the Andes mountain range to the city gate in Lima, and a destination close to the port of Pisco, respectively.
Saudi Techint starts working in the Middle East, with a major gas pipeline project -the Shedgum-Yanbu pipeline- in Saudi Arabia. Other important projects soon follow, as the Yanbu-Madinah water pipeline and the Hawiyah gas pipeline, both also in Saudi Arabia.
The company begins operations in Colombia, focusing on oil and gas industry projects.
The company starts operating in Trinidad & Tobago with the revamping of the Pointe-A-Pierre refinery.
Techint acquires CimiMontubi. Among others, it is active in the sector of liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants in Nigeria. In 2010, CimiMontubi ceased operations as a separate legal entity in order to merge with Techint.
Techint begins work in Kazakhstan as a lump-sum turnkey contractor for oil and gas, chemical and petrochemical, pipelines, power generation and infrastructure work.
Techint starts operations in the United Arab Emirates, with a branch located in Abu Dhabi.
The company sets up operations in Mumbay, India, specializing in detailed engineering.
Techint opens a new branch in Moscow to bolster local operations.
Techint starts the design and construction of the Pesquería Power Plant in Mexico, a 900 MW combined cycle plant that required a 1 billion USD investment to meet the energy needs of the Ternium and Tenaris industrial centers.
In France, the company opens Dunkerque LNG, one of the largest liquefied natural gas plants in Europe, with a capacity that amounts to three percent of the continent’s overall energy demands.
In Argentina, Techint works on Fortin de Piedra’s surface facilities, located in the Vaca Muerta shale field for Tecpetrol. This is a very challenging fast track project that will allow Argentina to significantly improve its energy matrix.
In Brazil, following four years’ work, the FPSO (Floating Production, Storage & Offloading) P-76 project for Petrobras successfully sailes away from the Techint Offshore Unit in Pontal do Paraná, where Techint E&C built 15 of the ship’s 20 modules. P-76 is one of the most complex and demanding projects ever undertaken by Techint.