Who we are
TGE looks back on over 40 years of experience in the storage and handling of liquefied gases. Founded in 1980, we have delivered since then millions of cubic meters’ worth of storage and distribution facilities for liquefied gases. We started out as a small, privately owned company in Bonn, Germany, and have continuously expanded to become a major partner in the natural gas and petrochemical markets around the globe. Today, we are integrated in the CIMC Group as a worldwide EPC contractor for international projects.
100% take-over by Tractebel Engineering and company name changes to Tractebel Gas Engineering (TGE).
Introduction of ECT technology to Taiwan and contract for the design of 80 ECT storages.
In the same year TGE opens its second office in Shanghai
Contract for first cryogenic LPG storage in P.R.China.
Entrance into LNG business through the execution of the Sines LNG Terminal Project for Tractebel
Management buy-out with company name change to TGE Gas Engineering
Spin-off of TGE Marine Gas Engineering (offshore activities) and TGE Gas Engineering (onshore activities)
TGE Gas Engineering becomes a member of the CIMC group
TGE acquires the tank design company Technodyne International Limited
TGE signs the first LNG project in Russia and opens an office in Saint Petersburg
TGE opens a technical office in Munich, Germany
Commissioning of the world’s largest Ethane/Propane storage tank in Ningbo, China.
TGE celebrates 40th anniversary
From the initial concept to the finalized project: We provide the best solutions through the full EPC value chain – starting with the idea, bringing the project to life. As an EPC contractor, we offer a full range of integrated services to the global oil & gas production and processing industries.
CEO / Speaker of the Board
- Master Degree in Business Administration and Economics
- Strong Business-Development and Operations Background
- Several Years Experience as CEO and COO in international EPC Tier-1 Companies (Power & Energy and Oil & Gas)
- Appointed Managing Director (CEO / Speaker of the Board) in 2020
- Master in Business Sciences
- Joined TGE in 2019 as a Member of Executive Board
- Before joining TGE, he held various finance positions at E.ON & Bilfinger
- Appointed Managing Director (CFO) in 2020
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Mr. Yang, was appointed as an Executive Director and General Manager on 27th October 2017. He graduated from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, majoring in Vessel and Marine Engineering.
Mr. Yang joined CIMC as an Officer of the Quality Control Department of Shanghai CIMC Reefer Containers Co., Ltd. in 1997 and held the position until 1999. He was then appointed as Sales Manager of CIMC Group’s Container Operation Department from 2000 to 2009. Mr. Yang was Deputy General Manager of the Company’s Sales and Marketing Department from April 2009 to April 2012. Afterwards, he became the Assistant to the General Manager of the company and held this position from May 2012 to March 2015. From April 2015 until December 2017 Mr. Yang was appointed as General Manager of Nantong CIMC Tank Equipment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company. In addition Mr. Yang worked as the Deputy General Manager of the company from April 2015 to October 2017.
Director of the Supervisory Board
Gao Wenbao, born in 1973, graduated from Jilin University of Technology in July 1995, majoring in industrial enterprise management . He successively worked in Tianjin Xiali Automobile Engine Plant, Tianjin CIMC North Ocean Container Co., Ltd, and CIMC Enric Holding Co., Ltd.
He was appointed as deputy general manager of CIMC Enric Holding Co., Ltd. in January 2016. Since 2018, he has been the director and general manager of Nantong CIMC Sinopacific ＆ Offshore Engineering Co.Ltd. and served as the general manager of the marine gas business center.
Director of the Supervisory Board
Vladimir Puklavec served as CEO of TGE Gas Engineering for 27 years. During Tractebel-Suez ownership of the company, he was a member of the Executive Committee of Tractebel Engineering for four years.
He led the MBO when the company was acquired from Tractebel-Suez Group and is a main shareholder of the Gasfin Group. Mr. Puklavec holds a degree in mechanical engineering.
TGE operates under an integrated management system (IMS) combining the requirements of
We have expressed our commitment to client satisfaction and continual improvement in all these areas in a combined “IMS policy”.
TGE IMS is applicable to the operating units Bonn including the office in Manchester and the operating unit Shanghai. It is also fully applicable on construction sites where TGE is in charge of erection. The product and services covered by the scope of the TGE IMS are defined by the type of service and contract and by the purpose of the delivered hardware.
In view of subcontracted works the scope of the TGE IMS is limited by TGE´s actual ability to exercise control and influence. This may depend on the project specific situation.
Employees & Workspace
Regardless of where TGE’s employees live and work, they are the key to TGE’s future growth and success. Recognizing the value that each employee brings to the company, we build on a corporate culture in which work-life balance, employee health, and professional development and training are central. Our goal is to ensure that each and every individual feels accepted and valued in the company – regardless of their position, gender or cultural background. For more information, please visit our Career site.
At TGE, we take social responsibility and encourage volunteer work and activities. Annual fundraising events such as the “TGE Tombola”, “TBAY for Charity” or “Christmas Wishes”, give the employees the opportunity to get involved socially and support local charities. Furthermore, TGE supports its employees to pursue a private volunteer activity by giving them time off from work for a certain number of hours.