The first Drake & Scull office in the Middle East was established in Abu Dhabi in 1966, nearly 90 years after being originally founded in the United Kingdom. Currently, the company’s operations extend throughout the region and across the globe with offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Egypt, Jordan, Algeria and India, in addition to managing projects in Europe and other parts of North Africa.
With its diverse range of business, Drake & Scull have held a leading role, creating some of the region’s most iconic landmarks. Our main business streamlines ideally cater to industry demands. Drake & Scull Construction (DSC), which acts as the General Civil Contracting unit, Drake & Scull Engineering (DSE), which offers Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing solutions, Drake & Scull Rail & Infrastructure (DSR&I) focusing on rail networks, rail stations and district cooling related infrastructure, Drake & Scull Oil & Gas (DSOG) focusing on Onshore and Offshore oil facilities, Passavant Energy & Environment (PE&E) which caters to Water and Waste Water Treatment and Drake & Scull Development (DSD) which addresses Public Private Partnerships (PPP).
In just 5 decades, the company has evolved into an internationally renowned, multi-billion dollar organisation while firmly maintaining its solid track record of sustained profitability. In 2008, DSI offered 55% of its shares to the public and the IPO was oversubscribed 101 times. Ernst& Young ranked the IPO among the top 20 global IPOs of that year.
We continue to lead by example, even under the most challenging circumstances. DSI is consistently moving forward with new expansion strategies, inventive business models and unmatched quality standards.
The fully Integrated Management Systems, certified to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, ISO 27001:2013 and OHSAS 18001:2007 standards are compliant with leading building, health and safety regulations, as well as sound environmental and energy management procedures.