OHL Industrial and SENER will modernize two hydrocarbon plants in Oman

October 28, 2014

The Spanish Joint Venture of OHL Industrial and the engineering and technology group SENER has been awarded a contract EPC for the simultaneous modernization of two hydrocarbon plants of Petroleum Development Oman LLC (PDO), the foremost exploration and production company in the Sultanate of Oman, and a reference company worldwide in the Oil&Gas market.

The plants which will be modernized are the Saih Nihayda Gas Plant (SNGP) and the Saih Rawl Central Processing Plant (SRCPP), located in the central part of the country, in the Omani desert, near the city of Qarn Alam, 35 km from one another.

This project will allow PDO to maximize the recovery of hydrocarbon condensates present in natural gas that is extracted from the wells.

This contract has been signed according to the commitment for creation and maintenance of (In Country Value) that PDO promotes and that the consortium has adopted though the incorporation of Omani staff in key positions of the project, and designing Omani sub-contractors, or otherwise the area of its geographic influence to increase local goods and services.

This is the first contract in Oman involving OHL Industrial and SENER, Oman is a strategic country in the Oil & Gas sector, with significant hydrocarbon reserves and where many projects are being developed and great investments are planned in the coming years.

Likewise, the contract enhances the position of both companies in Middle East. In 2013, OHL Industrial established a subsidiary company, OHL Industrial & Partners LLC, which along with the office in Abu Dhabi, strengthens its local presence in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) market, of high strategic value and growth potential.

At the same time, SENER’s arrival in Oman reasserts the group’s presence in the Middle East. Currently it has offices in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and is taking on projects there, such as the light rail transportation system of Abu Dhabi, and also in neighboring Qatar, with its involvement in the Lusail light rail transportation system.

About OHL

OHL is one of the largest international concession and construction groups, with over 100 years of history and presence in more than 30 countries across all five continents. In 2013 its revenues reached 3.6 billion Euros. OHL Industrial is the OHL’s division specialized in engineering and construction of industrial plants, turnkey projects in oil&gas, power, mining and cement, and fire-fighting protection systems.


SENER is a private engineering and technology group founded in 1956, which seeks to offer its clients the most advanced technological solutions and which enjoys international recognition, thanks to its independence and its commitment to innovation and quality. SENER has more than 5,500 professionals at its centers in Algeria, Argentina, Brazil, South Korea, Chile, China, Colombia, the United Arab Emirates, Spain, United States, India, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Portugal and the UK. The group has an operating revenue of €1.2 billion (2013 figures).