UAE’s petro engineering firm opens design facility in Hyderabad

Our Bureau Hyderabad | Updated on February 11, 2018 Published on February 11, 2018

National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), a division of Senaat Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s largest industrial investment holding company, has announced the opening up of a new facility in Hyderabad that will serve as a design centre.

The engineering, procurement and construction company will run its design engineering operations through its wholly-owned Indian subsidiary NPCC Engineering Pvt Ltd (NEL), Mumbai.

The company intends to expand its operations in Hyderabad to support its global projects.

Aqeel Madhi, Chairman, NEL and ANEWA Boards, in a statement said, “We are excited to deliver through the Hyderabad office services that are cost-effective, efficient and flexible to our customers.”

“To successfully operate in today’s market, we must be able to efficiently provide services to our customers that enhance efficiencies and reduces customers cost, while operating at the highest quality standards,” he said.

Established in 1973, NPCC provides EPC solutions to both offshore and onshore oil and gas sectors.

Eyes Africa, Caspian

Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, NPCC has operations spread across the Arabian Gulf, India, South-East Asia and intends to expand operations into Africa and Caspian regions.

NPCC has a long history of working in India with ONGC and other clients, serving the Indian oil and gas industry for over 35 years. The group currently employs over 12,000 personnel of Indian nationality in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi alone.

ONGC has recently awarded an offshore project to NPCC worth over ₹1,800 crore.

NPCC operates in India through its subsidiaries employing over 700 personnel, based in Mumbai and now in Hyderabad. Some of the Marine spread is deployed in Indian territorial waters to serve offshore projects. NEL, based in Mumbai, employs over 250 people. And NEL subsidiary, Anewa Engineering Pvt Ltd in Hyderabad (Anewa), has over 450 employees.

Both these subsidiaries are centres of excellence in design and engineering.

Published on February 11, 2018
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