Ray RICHARDSON

Country Manager

PETROFAC

Oman has been a very beneficial business partner for Petrofac, and you always support good friends despite the many challenges life and business bring.
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Petrofac

The EPC major

Petrofac is an international energy services company with a large part of its portfolio focused on its EPC capabilities. While based in Texas, Petrofac operates in 29 countries. It serves the full energy value chain but specialises in production and processing services.

  • Operation centres: Petrofac operates from eight global centres located in Aberdeen, Abu Dhabi, Chennai, Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai, Sharjah and Woking.
  • Oman focus: The company entered Oman in 1988, and with a successful track record in the country has been awarded multi-billion dollar contracts from PDO, ORPIC (now OQ) and BP Oman. It operates in Oman as Petrofac Engineering and Construction Oman.
  • Net zero: Petrofac has pledged itself to meet net zero carbon standards by 2030 under GHG Protocol scopes 1 and 2, which include direct emissions from operations and energy consumption.

Petrofac divides its business into two branches, namely engineering, construction, operation and maintenance (ECOM) and integrated energy services (IES). The ECOM division covers onshore engineering, procurement and construction projects, specifically in the Middle East, Africa and the Caspian region of the CIS, offshore engineering and construction services for greenfield and brownfield projects, and operations and maintenance support services. The IES division provides integrated engineering and construction services for upstream projects.

Petrofac in figures

Countries in which Petrofac is active:29

Year by which Petrofac targets scope 1 and 2 net zero emissions:2030

Petrofac features

Ex Petrofac CEO founds UK offshore wind company
NEWS
UK - October 29, 2021

A new wind-power company has been formed called Venterra Group, which has acquired offshore technology companies Gavin &…

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Ray RICHARDSON, Country Manager of PETROFAC
Interview
Oman - July 07, 2020

Ray Richardson, Oman country manager for Petrofac, talks to The Energy Year about how the company is navigating the Covid-19 and oil price crises and potential…

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Ravi KASHYAP, Senior Vice-President of Operations, GCC/ME of PETROFAC
Interview
Kuwait - January 29, 2019

Ravi Kashyap, senior vice-president of operations for the GCC and Middle East at Petrofac, talks to TOGY about the importance of building relationships in such an…

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Petrofac to sell North Sea asset
NEWS
UK - August 24, 2018

UK integrated company Petrofac is stepping back from its expansion into upstream work with the sale of its North Sea asset.

The company will divest its 20% interest…

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Petrofac bags Iraq EPC contract
NEWS
Iraq - August 13, 2018

Iraqi NOC Basra Oil Company has awarded Petrofac an EPC contract worth USD 370 million, the engineering major announced on Monday.

Over the course of 34 months,…

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Petrofac eyes Mexican upstream exit
NEWS
Mexico - May 14, 2018

Continuing its downsizing of oil and gas production operations, Petrofac is preparing to sell its oilfields in Mexico, international media reported over the…

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Petrofac in EPCM deal with PDO in Oman
NEWS
Oman - March 29, 2018

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has awarded Petrofac a USD 265-million engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for the Marmul Polymer…

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