India’s ONGC awards Ratna work to UAE’s NPCC
UAE-based National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract by India’s ONGC for five well platforms and a pipeline for Ratna field offshore India.
Founded in 1973, NPCC is part of Senaat Abu Dhabi. Senaat, representing the government of Abu Dhabi, owns 70% and Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) owns 30% of NPCC.
NPCC said last week that the contract award was worth $327 million and it was awarded as part of ONGC’s offshore oil and gas infrastructure development on the west coast of India.
This contract includes survey, design, engineering, procurement, fabrication, load out, transportation, installation and commissioning of five well platforms (R12B-R10A-R9A-R7A-R13A) and associated pipelines and cables.
Hussain Al Nowais, Chairman of NPCC said: “I am proud of the NPCC’s relationship with ONGC and is a testament of the good relations and economic cooperation between UAE & India, under the able guidance of the leadership of two countries.”
NPCC has over 1200 engineers based in its Engineering Centers in Abu Dhabi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and La Ciotat and owns a fleet of 22 offshore vessels equipped to support its offshore operations. The company also has fabrication yard in Abu Dhabi covering and area of 1.3 million square meters.
Offshore Energy Today Staff