Kentz Engineers and Constructors - ADIPEC Background Note

          Kentz Engineers and Constructors - ADIPEC Background Note

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, November 10, 2013

LONDON, November 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

               Sunday 10 November - Wednesday 13 November 2013

Kentz Overview

Kentz is a global engineering specialist solutions provider, which serves a
blue-chip client base in the oil and gas, petrochemical and mining and metals
sectors. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: KENZ). In the year
ending December 2012, the company generated revenues of US$1.56 billion and
profit before tax of US$104.8 million.

Kentz has over 14,500 employees in 30 countries. Its three main business lines
are; Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) services; Construction;
and Technical Support Services (TSS). Kentz delivers mechanical, electrical,
controls and instrumentation engineering, construction and management services
safely and on time throughout the world, including some of the most remote
locations on earth.

Q3 2013 Engineering ,  Procurement and Construction (EPC) awards in Abu Dhabi

Kentz Corporation Limited (LSE: KENZ) ,  the holding company of the Kentz
engineering and construction group  , is pleased to announce the award of two
contracts in the Middle East region for its Engineering ,  Procurement and
Construction (EPC) Business Unit.

Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Limited ("GASCO") has awarded Kentz with a contract
for the replacement of the existing control system and associated electrical
and instrumentation services in the onshore oil fields of Habshan. The scope
covers the full range of multi-discipline engineering and construction
disciplines with upgrades to the injection compressors ,  including
replacement of the existing control system with up-to-date technology , 
compressor auxiliary panels and gas turbine field instrumentation.

The second contract is for a new client in Abu Dhabi ,  and has been awarded
as part of an ongoing agreement ,  whereby Kentz shall execute multiple
scopes under the management of a specialist contractor. The scope allows for
Kentz to provide multi-discipline engineering and construction services.

Tush Doshi , COO of the EPC Global Business Unit for Kentz , commented at the
time of the awards:   "We are delighted to have won a new client in the
Middle East and to secure a further contract with GASCO. Repeat business is a
key aspect of our business winning process and a further award from GASCO
demonstrates our ability to achieve this. We look forward to working with the
new client's team and beginning this new relationship with them. As outlined
in our Interim Results ,  EPC continues to afford us a lot of opportunities
across the world and our strategic changes to this unit are showing results
with these further contracts in the Middle East ,  in addition to the recent
awards in Southern Africa."

Outlook for Kentz in the Middle East

"2013 saw a drive in opportunities in the Middle East for Kentz; with a focus
for us on those investing in world-class assets where our engineering
expertise ,  safety record ,  and credentials delivering for blue-chip
clients are highly sought and our long-standing presence in the region is
highly valued.  

"In looking how to service our customers through 2014 we expect to see the
continued need to be 'there' when we are required ,  with the right service ,
 and the right people ,  working safely to timely delivery."

                                      Christian Brown, Chief Executive Officer

Enhanced Regional Capabilities

"We have worked hard on building our in-house process engineering capabilities
in the region and have achieved a strong multi-discipline offering for both on
and off shore. Abu Dhabi has become a major regional hub for Kentz and we look
forward to continuing our fourth decade in the region. There are many exciting
projects underway and ADNOC continues to innovate and grow production."   


Shane Dooley Cullinane, Regional Managing Director, Middle East

Global Project Profiles

  *Storex Upgrade, Abu Dhabi
  *Oil Processing Facility, Yemen
  *Transnet NMPP, South Africa
  *Gorgon MEIC, Australia

We are exhibiting in Hall 1 ,  Stand 1230.

For media enquiries, please contact communications@kentz.com

Find further information about Kentz on our website; http://www.kentz.com

Contact: If you would like to speak with Kentz at ADIPEC, please contact:
Ruairi Kerr, , Business Development Manager, T: +971-2-4013200, M:
+971-50-6120086, E: ruairi.kerr@kentz.com. Shane Dooley Cullinane, Regional
Managing Director, T: +971-2-4013200, M +971-50-6166415, E:
shane.dooley-cullinane@kentz.com