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Al Hassan Group of Companies successfully represented at OGWA 2014, Muscat (13 Apr 2014)

The Al Hassan Group recently concluded a very successful participation at the ninth edition of Oil & Gas West Asia (OGWA), held under the auspices of the Ministry of Oil and Gas and inaugurated by Dr. Ali bin Masoud Al Sunaidi, Minister of Commerce and Industry. This has been Omanexpo's largest edition so far. All the three Strategic Business Units (SBUs) of the Group i:e Contracting, Manufacturing and Trading were represented during the three day expo that was held at the Oman Exhibition Center.

Dr. Ali bin Masoud Al Sunaidi, Minister of Commerce and Industry visited Al Hassan's pavilion and spent quality time with Mr. Hassan bin Ali Salman, Chairman, Mr. Ali Maqbool, Director, and Mr.Abbas Jamal- CEO, Al Hassan’s Manufacturing & Trading division.

Mr. Hassan bin Ali Salman, Chairman of Al Hassan Group said, "Our association with OGWA has strengthened as the exhibition continues to be a key platform for us to showcase our capabilities to some of the region’s oil and gas majors. We are particularly happy with the enthusiastic response to our participation this year.Recent studies indicate that Oman is well poised to become a major center for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) and this year’s event held conferences to discuss how to capitalize on the growing opportunities that have fuelled the need for increased large-scale investments in Oman's oil & gas sector. Therefore besides enhancing our own visibility, the event has been a relevant opportunity for us to gain insights into the best practices of the industry, the market trends, knowledge transfer as well as business networking."

The Contracting SBU- Al Hassan Engineering Co. SAOG (AHEC) showcased its complete solutions in EPC /construction services in Oil & Gas (mid stream and downstream), Power Generation, Transmission & Distribution, Civil Infrastructure, Water & Wastewater sectors along with its award winning projects like : Barka 3 IPP, Amal HRSG, Nimr-C, Salalah Methanol, Sohar Aluminium etc besides some of its key ongoing projects in Oman and Abu Dhabi. AHEC focuses on selected core regions, where the company has built up a high level of regional and technological expertise.

The Trading SBU Cos were represented by Al Hassan Electricals Co. LLC and Hi-Tech Services & Supplies LLC. Al Hassan Electricals is one of the largest trading companies for all kind of electro mechanical & construction products through its various divisions like Retail & Distribution Group Power, Transmission & Distribution & Al Hassan Lighting showcased its products and number of projects from commercial to infrastructure sectors covering Governmental Buildings, Shopping Malls, IT parks, Hospital, Schools, Villas, Roads, Hotels, Tourism projects, Oil & Gas projects.

Hi-Tech Services & Supplies LLC showcased its complete range of Engineering Products and Systems catering to Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals, Power, Water & Waste Water sectors.

AHSG displayed its various switchgear panels, Medium Voltage Switchboard, Beam Pump Control Panel, MDB & SMDB. AHSG is a manufacturer of complete range of Low Voltage switchgear fully type tested upto 6400 A rating, 120kA / 1sec fault level and Internal arc tested for 50 kA / 1sec. AHSG serves all segments of the market starting from critical oil and gas projects to building projects with optimal tailor made solutions.

With over 300 local and global oil and gas companies represented this year, the event, internationally certified by UFI-The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry and consistently held under the auspices of the Ministry of Oil and Gas, is seen to be Omanexpo's largest edition so far and the biggest event in Oman's exhibition industry history.

Al Hassan Group of Companies is one of the leading business groups in Oman established in 1975 and employing over 5000 employees from different nationalities. It is structured around 11 operating companies in Oman and UAE classified under three Strategic Business Units (SBUs)- Contracting, Manufacturing and Trading. Al Hassan Group also has a joint venture with Asian Paints in Oman for manufacturing Paints under Berger Brand name.

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