Oil and Gas

Aveng Grinaker-LTA has a proven track record of successful infrastructure projects associated with the oil and gas industry, especially in the construction of pipelines and tank farms.

The company offers the following construction services to the oil and gas sector:

  • Geotechnical / piling
  • Earthworks
  • Civil works
  • Automation and control solutions
  • Structural steel fabrication and erection
  • Pipe spool fabrication and erection
  • Pressure vessel engineering and manufacturing
  • Installation of mechanical equipment.
  • Electrical and instrumentation installations
  • Manufacturing of distribution boards, plant logic control cabinets and panels
  • On and off shore process modules
  • Subsea structures

Automation and Control Solutions

Aveng Grinaker-LTA is a leader in the fields of process control instrumentation, process systems solutions, engineered fire and gas detection systems and solutions. The Group supplies and supports field devices and systems, helping clients automate their production, processing and distribution operations in oil and gas, refining and other industries. The company’s highly qualified engineers are able to apply their solid plant experience to meet the most demanding industry requirements.


Aveng Grinaker-LTA’s welding processes and procedures are in accordance with the latest ASME 2010, EN ISO 15614-1 2008, AWS D 1.1 2006 and API 1104 codes. It has in excess of 400 welding procedure specifications covering most materials, including carbon steel P1 Group 2, stainless steel P8, all chromes, aluminium, 15 Ni Cu Mo and ASTM A 335 Grade P91.

Shutdowns and Turnaround

The company has specialist teams that are continually involved in the preparation, planning and execution of shutdowns and turnarounds on all the refineries in South Africa. This includes a permanent presence at most of the refinery sites, which enhances the company’s understanding of clients’ plants and systems while at the same time supporting any unplanned shutdowns or emergency situations.

Fabrication Facility

Aveng Grinaker-LTA's structural steel and pipe spool fabrication facilities are located in Vanderbijlpark, 60kms south of Johannesburg. These facilities are connected by road and rail to all major centres and have a monthly production capacity of 4 000 tons of structural steel and 35 000 diameter inches of welding. The pipe spool facility is currently being expanded to double its production and to provide for the training of welders. In addition to the 22 hectares on which the workshops are situated, Aveng Grinaker-LTA has a further 10 hectares dedicated to use as a laydown area, providing for the storage of client materials and completed pipe spools.