United Arab Emirates

Regional Manager's Bio

Mark Barry

General Director


Kentech commenced operations in the United Arab Emirates in 2006 and located its regional operations office in Abu Dhabi.

Since our establishment in the UAE, our operations have grown rapidly, peaking at over 3,000 personnel. We have worked on many of the major energy and industrial developments in the region including Asab, Shah, Habshan, Ruwais and Kizad. Our clients include many of the global blue-chip EPC contractors as well as the National Oil Companies and industrial giants.

Kentech is fully licensed in the region to undertake the full range of Electro contracting works in addition to Onshore and Offshore Gas Field Services, and has built an excellent reputation in the UAE for consistently delivering Electrical, Instrumentation, Controls and Telecommunications solutions to a very high standard.

Kentech is an approved contractor with ADWEA, ADNOC and the ADNOC group of companies.


  • Construction – Electrical, Instrumentation, Control & Telecommunications Works
  • Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Services for Electrical, Instrumentation and HVAC
  • Technical Support Services (Manpower Supply) Onshore / Offshore
    • Project Management Consultancy (PMC) Support Services
    • Completions and Commissioning Works
    • Turnaround / Shutdown, Operations & Maintenance Works (TOM)
    • Construction General Support Services
  • Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) Services 


  • WORLD CLASS SAFETY STATISTICS: As of December 2014, Kentech had executed over 22,000,000 manhours in the UAE without a Lost Time Incident. The harsh desert condition of Abu Dhabi makes this achievement all the more impressive and is testament to the dedication and commitment of the management and workforce.
  • LONG TERM SUSTAINABILITY: In the space of only 5 years Kentech has managed to grow its operations in the UAE from zero to the current levels of having a presence on all of the key Energy & Industry projects in the region, ensuring a long term viable operation for the foreseeable future.  
  • A CULTURE OF QUALITY: Kentech prides itself on the quality of its workmanship and instils this virtue to all of its workforce. Even in the harsh desert climate and competitive market place that is the UAE our standards of quality never slip.
  • CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT: Never content to rest on our laurels, Kentech actively pursues the quest for improvement. From internal audits and client feedback our systems and procedures are constantly updated to ensure that Kentech continues its award winning performance in the UAE.

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