T-Rex Engineering & Construction, L.C. Acquires Delcor USA Assets

Acquisition creates one of the premier fabrication companies in the offshore energy industry

Mar 14, 2011, 17:00 ET from T-Rex Engineering & Construction, L.C.

HOUSTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- T-Rex Engineering & Construction, L.C. (T-Rex) announces the recent asset acquisition from Delcor USA, Inc.  This significantly expands T-Rex's fabrication capabilities for the offshore oil & gas industry. "This facility, which is located on Carpenter's Bayou near the Houston Ship Channel, gives T-Rex the ability to build large structures, both topside and subsea, required for any project, in any water depth," said Gary A. Sidwell, President of T-Rex.

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The facility specifications include:  63,000 square foot fabrication building, 10 overhead cranes and 1,200 linear feet of waterfront bulkhead that can accommodate up to 5,500 short tons capacity load-outs.

Product offerings include build-to-specification Pipeline End Terminals and Manifolds (PLETs / PLEMs), Umbilical Termination Assembly (UTA) frames, Pig Launchers, Process Piping and skid packages, In-line Sleds (ILS), Manifolds, Jumpers, Spreader Bars, riser blades, mudmats, topside and quarters packages, pipeline and other related offshore equipment.

T-Rex is closely held and headed by Bobby Hillin, Jr.  Hillin, a former NASCAR top-level series winner, is using skills he honed in professional motorsports to build T-Rex into a winning organization.  "The components for success are very similar:  Safety, Quality and Teamwork are just three tenets that we use to challenge each other on a daily basis," stated Hillin.  "This added capacity gives T-Rex the ability to compete in the global energy marketplace."

About T-Rex Companies:

T-Rex Engineering & Construction, L.C., founded in 2008, provides engineering support and fabrication services to the offshore oil & gas industry.  For more information, please visit trexec.com.  

Texas ReExcavation, L.C., founded in 2001, provide services in the fields of municipal utility construction, non-destructive vacuum excavation, and subsurface utility engineering.  For more information, please visit tex-rex.com.  

Both are headquartered in Houston, TX.

About Delcor USA, Inc.:

Delcor USA, Inc. (Delcor, formerly Delta Engineering Corporation) has more than 60 years of fabrication experience. Delcor is a leading building and subsea module fabrication company for the Gulf Coast, West Africa, South America and Europe. Capabilities include subsea modules, living quarters, engineered facilities, general steel fabrication, for the upstream and downstream oil and gas production industry.   Delcor is headquartered in Houston, TX.  For more information, please visit  delcor-usa.com.  

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