- been named as the Top EPC Contractor in the Middle East by leading industry magazine Oil & Gas Middle East.
- Award recognises the operational excellence of NPCC, its contribution to the industry, current and future projects and growth plan.
- NPCC supports economic diversification and strengthen in-country value creation led by localised manufacturing and Emirati talent development.
Abu Dubai, UAE: National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), the nation’s leading energy sector Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) major with a fast-growing global footprint of operations, has been ranked as the Top EPC Contractor in the Middle East by the leading industry magazine Oil & Gas Middle East. NPCC recorded this outstanding recognition, ahead of global EPC majors, underlining the tremendous value-add it brings to the industry, to partners and to the nation.
The award recognises NPCC’s contribution to the sector, highlighted by its current and future projects, strategic partnerships, economic value-add as well as its unique assets and operational capacity. The recognition follows NPCC achieving prestigious accomplishments including the Sword of Honor HSE award, the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Excellence Award and Guinness World Record for the heaviest topside on fixed steel jackets
Eng. Ahmed Al Dhaheri, CEO of NPCC, said: “We thank our visionary leaders whose vision inspires us to accomplish new frontiers of progress, highlighted by the achievement of NPCC as the Middle East’s Top EPC Contractor by Oil & Gas Middle East. As we celebrate this milestone achievement, we congratulate and thank our heroes – our people – who have been working tirelessly to serve and deliver best-in-class projects for our clients. We will strive to continue to be the best in our industry, delivering long-term value for our partners and our nation by undertaking complex projects that set standards in energy sector EPC project execution. This defines our unwavering commitment to position Abu Dhabi as a global hub for energy sector EPC services.”
NPCC is at the forefront in supporting the economic diversification of Abu Dhabi, and through the complex projects it undertakes, demonstrates the capabilities of NPCC’s Emirati and global team. The ranking is also the result of the concerted efforts NPCC have taken to in strengthening its partnerships, investing in new, advanced infrastructure and technology, and in bringing in a digital-first mindset to enhance customer service standards, operational efficiency and productivity.
NPCC (National Petroleum Construction Company), headquartered in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is a world-class Engineering, Procurement and Construction Company that provides total EPC solutions to both the Offshore and Onshore Oil & Gas sectors.
Through Senaat, NPCC is part of ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies with a broad portfolio of major enterprises spanning key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s diversified economy. The company provides engineering, procurement, project management, fabrication, installation and commissioning to project owners and operators.
Since its inception in 1973, NPCC has expanded its geographic footprint globally and today operates in Arabian Gulf, South Asia and South East Asia, and has plans to expand its operations to Africa and Caspian region.
NPCC has built strong relationships with leading Operating Companies (OPCOs), National Oil Companies (NOCs) and International Oil Companies (IOCs), and has a team of over 1200 engineers, based in four engineering centres in Abu Dhabi – UAE, Mumbai and Hyderabad – India, and La Ciotat – France.
NPCC’s state-of-the-art fabrication facility in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi, is set in an area of 1.3 million sq. metres, and the yard can fabricate up to 100,000 metric tonnes of structural steel annually. The company owns a fleet of 22 offshore vessels equipped with modern facilities to support its shallow and deepwater operations. It can lift structures weighing up to 4,200 MT and is also equipped for laying sub-sea cables and pipelines, up to 66 inches diameter; in water depths from 10 to 2,000 metres.
As of March 2019, NPCC executed more than 1,216 EPC projects, laid over 6,261 km of pipeline and 1,515 km of subsea cables as well as installed more than 1,360 structures.