Making a difference for more than three decades.

2018 marks 37 years in business for Petrofac – and we have certainly come a long way. Petrofac started life in 1981 with just 25 people on board. Today we are a robust global business with around 12,500 employees.

Over the years, we have always remained focused on our clients, operational excellence and supporting the market’s changing needs. Here we look back on some of the milestones in our history; the key moments that have created the Petrofac you see today.


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Petrofac is established as a producer of modular plant in Tyler, Texas, USA with 25 members of staff.

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Ayman Asfari and Maroun Semaan join the team and establish Petrofac International as an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) business, with an operational centre in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

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Awarded the North Oman Crude Stabilisation project, valued at US$60 million.

Onshore gas plant


Awarded the landmark 39-month Ohanet project, a joint venture with ABB valued at US$600 million.

Man looking at engineering designs on paper


Our engineering and construction services are expanded to include field facilities and development planning, early stage engineering, design and consultancy. A new office is established in Woking, England.

Man looking out to offshore platform


PGS Production acquired to create a facilities management business in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Inauguration of our largest EPC project to date, the US$3.4bn Galkynysh gas field project in Turkmenistan.

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Continued to grow our presence in the Middle East, with our largest contract win in Kuwait at US$4 billion in consortium with Consolidated Contractors Company.

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Extended our 28-year track record in Oman with the award of the Salalah LPG extraction project. We currently have four mega-projects underway in the Sultanate, valued at around US$5.2 billion.

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Awarded an EPC contract  for the development of onshore pipelines and a gas receiving terminal near Kıyıköy in Turkey – our first contract in the country. The project will open up a vital gas export channel from Russia to Turkey and Southeast Europe.