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7th Nov, 2017  |  Safety News, General News

Kentech Sakhalin Are Awarded ENL Contractor of the Year For The Fifth Time

The 2017 Sakhalin-1 SSH&E Forum was held in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on the 26th September, the theme of which was ‘SSH&E Excellence is Our Way’. This year’s forum differed from previous years with the addition of contractor trade booths whereby contractors displayed how they were contributing to SSH&E excellence on the Sakhalin-1 Project. Also added to the agenda was an interactive session with the audience participants called ‘Who Wants To Be A Safety Hero’. Kentech played a leading role in the organising of this year’s event; designing and hosting the interactive session, coordinating contractors’ presentations and trade booths. The day finished up with the Safe Contractor of The Year award ceremony and we are delighted to announce that the Kentech Maintenance Team were a recipient of this award for the 5th time. Well done to the entire Kentech team in Sakhalin.

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TAGS: #Sakhalin  #Sakhalin-1  #Sakhalin Island Russia  #ENL  #Safety award  

17th Aug, 2017  |  General News

Kentech Group and PetroGasTech Holding Announce Formation of New Special Purpose Russian Company

Kentech Group and Russian registered PetroGasTech Holding is pleased to announce the establishment of a new special purpose company. Established in June 2017 and operating under the name, Kentech Eurasia LLC, the new Russian Legal Enterprise is jointly owned and has been established to offer the Russian energy and industrial market a new, exciting, and competitive value proposition that leverages the shareholders complementary skill and capabilities. Kentech Eurasia is based in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on Sakhalin Island, and builds upon its shareholders +15 years of local Russian, and +25 years of global knowledge and experience.   The company will provide it’s safe, reliable and value-based services across the asset life-cycle to select clients in the Russian Far East, and the Russian mainland. Services include: Construction & Hook-Up; Turnaround, Maintenance & Modifications; and Specialist Technical Services such as Commissioning, Preservation Maintenance, and Intervention/Recovery contracting. “We are excited about this agreement”, commented Fergal Cullen, General Director, Kentech Eurasia, and Kentech’s Country Manager, Sakhalin. “The establishment of Kentech Eurasia builds upon the shareholders strong existing reputation in the market and continues to demonstrate our strong and continued commitment to providing the market with a safe, dependable and local Russian solution that is based upon international best practices and standards.”

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TAGS: #Sakhalin  #Sakhalin Island Russia  #Joint Venture  

3rd May, 2017  |  General News

Kentech Board Announcement

Kentech is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Jim Moffat to Kentech’s Board as a Non-Executive Director.  Jim brings a wealth of experience with more than 40 years’ involvement in international construction, fabrication and project management.  Until recently Jim has acted as CEO of Lamprell, the UAE-based provider of fabrication, engineering and contracting services.  Prior to joining Lamprell in 2013, Jim spent the previous 16 years working for the KBR Group in a variety of senior management roles.  During this time he also acted as the General Manager responsible for the Gorgon LNG Project in Australia, one of the world’s largest and most complex capital development projects. Prior to his time at KBR, Jim was with the McDermott Group, operating primarily in Asia Pacific and the UK and working in a number of managerial roles over a period of nearly 20 years.  Notably, he was in charge of all aspects of fabrication, project management and engineering activities for McDermott Indonesia. Malcolm Fallen, Kentech’s Chairman, commented: “We are delighted to have Jim join the Board of Kentech. His breadth of international and operational experience will be invaluable to help grow the Company”.

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TAGS: #Kentech  #Board  

12th Mar, 2017  |  General News

Kentech CEO Announces Some Strategic Changes to the Board

Kentech announces that as a result of conflicting work pressures, David Greer will be departing from the Board as the Chairman of Kentech Corporate Holdings. David joined the Kentech board as Chairman in summer 2014 and he has participated extensively in both the development of the Board and the company during his tenure. He has been able to bring his broad industry knowledge and expertise into the Board discussion in addition to providing both the challenge and support that one can expect within the Board. David’s workload and travel commitments linked to his executive role in Serco means that he can no longer devote the time and energy required to fulfill the role as Chairman of Kentech and he has expressed his regret at having to leave the Company at this exciting stage of its evolution and wishes the company every success going forward.

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TAGS: #Company  #Board  #Kentech  

21st Feb, 2016  |  General News

Kentech Expands Its Footprint Across The Middle East

Kentech is pleased to announce the opening of two new offices in the Middle East. In January, Kentech officially opened it’s operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  Our new offices will be based in Al Khobar and are headed up by Paul Carroll as Operations Manager and Niall O’Flaherty as Business Manager.  Paul has a mechanical background as well as a wealth of experience in KSA across the oil and gas, petrochemical and mining sectors, executing construction, commissioning and maintenance projects for many years.  Niall will focus on Business Development and joins us with over eight years’ experience in KSA. Niall’s background is electrical and instrument and has worked on many of Saudi Arabia’s large scale oil and gas, petrochemical and mining and metals projects.  The team will now focus on key clients in the region to build Kentech’s reputation for delivering exceptional construction, hook-up, pre commissioning, commissioning and maintenance and shutdown services in the fields of structural, mechanical, piping, electrical and instrumentation. Kentech has also established it’s operations in Muscat, Oman. The operations will come under the leadership of Mark Barry. The team will focus on building on Kentech’s strong reputation in the region for delivering HVAC and electrical and instrumentation operations and maintenance services as well as electrical, instrumentation, controls and telecommunications construction services. It will also be an additional base for Kentech Global Services. We are looking forward to announcing further information on future works in the coming weeks.

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TAGS: #New Offices  #Saudi Arabia  #Oman