About Us

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Why Choosing Us ?

Our team is motivated by the desire to satisfy the most demanding requests of our customers in the LPG, Oil & Gas and Energy sectors.

  • Our team includes engineers, designers and technicians
  • We have a large experience and understanding in the LPG, Oil & Gas and Energy sectors.
  • We are also working in close partnership with two well-established  companies : OGECO (LPG leading engineering office) and REMY International (gas and drum cylinders manufacturer)

Our team has been deeply involved in the realization of numerous projects worldwide, such as:

  • LPG terminals in Bangladesh, Nigeria, Benin, Congo Brazzaville, Tanzania, Gabon and Cameroon,
  • LPG deck loading self-propelled barges,
  • LPG bottling plants in Algeria, Bangladesh, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Chad, Gambia, Angola, Benin, Uganda, Mali, Congo, Seychelles, Haiti, etc.
  • LP-Gas cylinder manufacturing plants in Bangladesh, Algeria, Morocco and Malaysia,
  • Natural gas pipeline in Cameroun

Interesting Facts

Our numbers
148
Tanks from 100m³ to 10,000m³
23
Countries where DEC is active
63
Terminals and bottling plants
6
Self-propelled Carriers - Barges (LPG capacity from 300MT to 600MT)

Our Team

Luc ZECCHINON

Managing Director

Electro-Mechanical Engineer,  Oil & Gas – Process – Piping – LP Gas Expert

27 years of experience in Management, Engineering, Design, Procurement and Construction works in the field of Oil and Gas projects worldwide, mainly in LPG sector.

As Project & General Manager, he managed LPG EPC contracts in Belgium, Tunisia, Algeria, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Nigeria, etc.

Bangladesh, as Project Director, he has fully managed LPG project of OMERA LPG Ltd (main terminal, satellite plants, barges, plants extensions). He has been appointed with DEC as Consultant Company by Sena Kalyan Sangstha for LPG import terminal construction and he is presently managing many LPG’s projects in Nigeria and Bangladesh.

Bernard BRUYERE

Deputy General & Commercial Manager

Chemical Engineer

28 years of experience in Engineering, Turnkey projects in the fields of Oil & Gas and Environment: solid waste & waste water treatment plants, Cogeneration units, Oil & Gas storage and distribution projects worldwide.

Acting first as Project Manager, with daily management, from project kick-off meeting up to final acceptance certificate, including project execution planning, call for tender, orders, change orders, expedition, erection follow up and commissioning.

Then, as Contract and Commercial Manager, he is taking care of contracts negotiation with Clients, Partners and local Subcontractors, mainly in Oil and Gas sector.

Recent works: EPC and EPS contracts for LPG storage and bottling plants for TOTAL, ORYX, NAFTAL, GPLSA, KAMA, AREVA, GASTEM, NOCK, … for projects located in Tunisia, Gabon, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Algeria, Congo Brazzaville, Ivory Coast, Niger, Angola and Guinea.

Bertrand LEBRUN

Technical Manager

Mechanical Engineer – LPG Process – Piping – Steel Structures

27 years of experience in engineering, procurement and construction works in the fields of oil and gas, chemical, nuclear, hydro and charcoal power projects and steel factories worldwide.

As Project Manager and Corporate Construction Manager, he has been involved in the development and execution of projects in Belgium, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, France, Turkey and Brazil.

Recent works by DEC: Five LPG import/export terminals in Bangladesh, four LPG satellite plants in Bangladesh, six LPG barges in Bangladesh, one LPG terminal with two spheres in Cameroun, two Butane import terminal in Nigeria, etc.

Renaud BEFAHY

Project Department Manager

Process Engineer – Oil & Gas – LP Gas Expert

11 years of experience in conceptual design, engineering, procurement and construction works in the fields of oil and gas, especially in LPG sector.

He manages the Project Engineers and Project Leaders of the company and is in charge of all mechanical specifications, calculations and technical documents such as: data sheets, P&IDs, PFD, FAT, SAT, technical support, site survey, supplier selection, FEED.

Recent works: LPG storage and bottling plants in Algeria, LPG expertise and design in Algeria, Gabon, Congo, Haiti, LPG barges in Bangladesh, LPG terminal in Tanzania, etc.

Thierry LEJEUNE

Electrical Manager

Electrical Engineer – Instrumentation – Automation

20 years of experience in Engineering, Scheduling, Procurement and Construction works in the fields of chemical, oil and gas and medical projects worldwide.

As Project Manager & Electrical Expert, he has been involved in the development and execution of projects in Belgium, France, Hungary, Germany, USA and Austria.

Recent works by DEC: Five LPG import/export terminals in Bangladesh, four LPG satellite plants in Bangladesh, six LPG barges in Bangladesh, one LPG terminal with two spheres in Cameroun, two Butane import terminals in Nigeria, etc.

Pascal VANDERSTAPPEN

Design Office Manager

Engineer in Industrial Design

27 years of experience in Design, Procurement and Construction works in the fields of oil and gas, pipeline, burning and cogeneration unit projects worldwide and in setting software in design offices in Belgium.

He has held Project and Corporate management roles for the last 15 years.

As Design Office Manager, Pascal has been involved in the development and execution of a wide range of projects on gases, power plants, cogeneration and burning unit projects in Belgium, France, Iceland, Algeria, Holland and Guadeloupe.

He has a great and well-known expertise in AutoCad, Solid Works and other mapping specific software.

Testimonials

Omera Petroleum Limited would like to congratulate all the team of DEC for the good job they have performed in the design, construction and commissioning of our LPG facilities […]
We recommend strongly the Belgian Company DEC for similar project worldwide

testimonail Abdur Rahman

Agri-Chemicals Ltd. would like to congratulate all the team of DEC for the excellent job they have performed in the construction and commissioning of NIPCO Plc’s LPG terminal.
We certify that Mr Luc Zecchinon has acted as our consultant, and both he and his team have performed an excellent job in the construction of our LPG Terminal NIPCO in Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria.

testimonail J. Vaz

Our Clients

Puma Energy
OMERA
Oryx Energies
NIPCO
NAVANA
NAFTAL
BM LP GAZ
BASHUNDHARA
TOTAL