The newly expanded company will operate as ATS Group LLC (Alliance Tank Service) and will have offices in Cushing, Oklahoma, and Channelview, Texas, US.
The President and CEO of the company, John Allcorn, said: “With the acquisition of Willbros Tank Services, we are excited to be able to offer our customers expanded resources for steel tank construction and tank repair.
"We highly value the Willbros Tank Services people and the company's excellent operational and safety processes and procedures. Combining Willbros' team with ATS', we'll be collectively stronger, safer, more reliable, and more responsive to customers. ATS' and Willbros' individual strengths will dovetail nicely and allow us to expand workflow and widen our geographical reach."
Alliance Tank Service was launched in 2008, and is a turnkey tank service provider that offers tank storage applications, including: aboveground storage tank construction (API 650, API 620 and AWWA); API 653 tank repairs; civil and structural engineering design; concrete foundation design; in-house drafting; cathodic protection; secondary containment; piping; and consultancy services. ATS recently expanded its shop tank fabrication facility, which produces a number of different specialty shop tanks (API 650, stainless steel, heated, insulated, etc.).
To date, ATS has built both shop tanks and field tanks, as well as provided inspection and repair services for liquid feed, liquid fertilizer, asphalt, water, ethanol and petroleum in over 30 different states.