Arizona-Based SSC Opens Branch in Virgin Islands

Fri November 02, 2007 - National Edition
Construction Equipment Guide

Specialized Services Company (SSC) announced Oct. 17 the opening of a new branch in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI). Operating under the name SSC USVI Boring-Drilling-Vacuum Excavating LLC, the company will perform a variety of trenchless pipeline installation services for Hovensa, a merchant refinery located in St. Croix, USVI.

Hovensa, a joint venture between a subsidiary of Hess Corporation and a subsidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA), operates modern refineries in the United States. With crude oil processing capacity of 495,000 barrels per day (BPD), Hovensa is one of the largest in the world.

“This contract is very exciting for us,” said Arvid Veidmark III, co-owner and senior estimator of SSC. “It demonstrates how our work and dedication to the field of trenchless technology has gained us the respect of engineers and contractors worldwide.”

Based in Phoenix, Arizona, SSC is a provider of trenchless boring, drilling, and vacuum excavation services. The company recently was named one of Arizona’s Top 50 Companies to Watch by the Arizona Small Business Association.

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