About us
  • Founded in 1956 by Shri R. Ramanujan, who embodied the pioneering spirit of courage and inspiration that has built the Indian Engineering & Construction industry.
  • Amongst the leading EPC Contractors for Storage Terminals & Fabricators of Process Equipment.
  • Over 5000 projects delivered across the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East, Africa & Australia
  • 500 engineers & 5000+ crew deployed across VTV’s fabrication plants & project sites. Uniquely placed as an Indian EPC Contracting Company that directly handles all engineering, procurement and construction work with in-house resources.
  • A global operation with two distinct Equipment Lines (Storage Tanks & Process Equipment) & delivery platforms (Projects & Manufacturing).
  • Designed & built 70% of India’s crude oil storage capacity, including one of the world’s largest storage terminals at RIL-Jamnagar.
  • Pioneered the EPC Field Fabrication of Large Columns & Reactors in India including Coke Drums, Crude & Vacuum Columns, Ethylene Fractionators & Propylene Fractionators.
  • Sankarda Works catering to the domestic market for Columns, Reactors, Pressure Vessels, Heat Exchangers & Skid Mounted Units. Largest domestic single piece shipment of 245 MT benchmarks it amongst India’s leading Heavy Engineering Fabricators.
  • Kandla Works established as a major Indian Coastal Heavy Engineering Facility with 3,819 MT of Large Diameter Columns & Pressure Vessels delivered for a PFCC Unit.
  • Delivered the world’s largest shop built Spherical Tank –16.7 M diameter weighing 545 MT to the Gorgon LNG Project in Western Australia.
Our Business

We are a global industrial engineering company in the energy sector and amongst the world's leading players for Storage Tanks & Process Equipment.

We are in our sixth decade of operations with over 5000 projects delivered across the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East, Australia, Africa & the Americas.

We have an extensive and world class portfolio of references that include some of the world's largest oil & gas storage terminals and heavy process equipment with single piece weights of up to 1425MT.

Our People

Every critical aspect of a project is managed by us, directly, with our highly skilled in-house resources. This distinctive operational philosophy gives us hands-on knowledge and a greater ability to capture critical details relevant to project management; leading to enhanced value for our customers in terms of competitive costs, on-time delivery and high-quality workmanship.

Our people operate within a flat hierarchy. We empower and encourage them to take direct ownership of their work. This ensures a strong sense of personal commitment, allows a high degree of responsiveness, and sharpens our result focus.

VTV has migrated into the third generation of Owner Management. This continuity in leadership has helped build a consistent framework of values within the organization which is embodied by today’s Team VTV.

The Early Years
Building Blocks & Technology Renaissance
Global Footprint & Turnkey Contracting
Innovation & Consolidation
New Benchmarks in Scale
Growth in Heavy Engineering
Integration & Expansion
Oil & Gas

Snamprogetti/Saudi Aramco, KSA
Petrofac/British Gas, Tunisia
Ingersoll Rand/ONGC, Mumbai


JGC/KNPC, Kuwait
ABB/Essar Oil, Jamnagar
Basrah Refinery, Iraq
Tecnimont/RIL, Jamnagar


Toyo/IOC, Panipat
TR/Borouge, UAE
EIL/HMEL, Bathinda

Marketing Terminals

Aker Kvaerner/Elf Gas, Mangalore
Engico/ Brega Petroleum, Libya
EIL / BPCL, Haldia.


IHI / Petronet LNG, Dahej
Bechtel/ConocoPhilips, Egypt
Flour/ LNG Canada, Kitimat
Kellog-JGC/ Chevron, Australia


Trust Chemicals, Egypt
Technip / Chemplast, Karaikal
Chiyoda/PRC, India
Thyssen Krupp / DPL, Dahej


Snamprogetti/Omifco, Oman
L&T/HURL, Sindhri
PDIL/RCF, Trombay
RFCL/EIL, Ramagundam.

Metals & Mining

FW/ Inco, New Caledonia
Midrex / Shadeed Iron & Steel, Oman
Kobe Steel/ Qasco, Qatar
Lurgi /Jindal, Angul


BHEL / Gecol, Libya
Bechtel / Enron, Dabhol
Nuclear Power Corp., India
BARC, Trombay


Niche design capabilities

Multi-disciplinary expertise with best in class software tools

Fabrication detailing based on end-user feedback

Project Management

Guided by detail

Integrated and proactive approach

Systems supported by experience


Long term and worldwide supply chain relationships Emphasis on quality and schedule

Creating value through strategic partnerships

Welding & QA QC

Long legacy of automation and innovation

Quality ethic based on hands on execution philosophy

Uncompromising drive for improvement

Construction & Fabrication

Global scale capacity

Deeply institutionalized in-house capabilities Insightfully designed construction processes

Infrastructure & Logistics

Strong field mobilization infrastructure

Strategically located fabrication facilities

Extensive experience in multi-modal transport of ODC equipment


An EHS culture guided but not controlled by statistics

People centric and systems oriented approach Preventive care through continuous vigilance

Storage Tanks
Process Equipments
Engineering & Construction Division
Heavy Engineering Division
Industrial Services Division