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National Petroleum Construction Corporation (NPCC)

United Arab Emirates

Date: 1997 – 2002

Deal: The National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) signed a contract with French company Total for work in the $2 billion South Pars offshore gas field development project in Iran, according to a news source (WWP-Report on Engineering Construct & Plant Operations in the Developing World, April 1, 1999).

The NPCC worked on phases 2 and 3 of the project, which began in 1997 and was completed in 2002, according to Iran's Dolphin Company website (Dolphin Company Website, Accessed July 29, 2010).

Date: 2001 – Unclear

Deal: In June 2001, the Middle East Economic Digest reported that NPCC had signed a $380 million contract with Shell Corporation, which the National Iranian Oil Company had contracted to construct oil production plants at Soroush and Nowruz in Iran. NPCC worked with French company Technip on the project (MEED, June 29, 2001).

According to a 2002 Shell publication, NPCC also worked with the Iranian company Naft Sazeh Qeshm on the project. It remains unclear when the project was completed (Shell in the Middle East, 2002).

U.S. Business Ties: NPCC does not appear to have any ties to business in the United States, and according to USASpending.gov (USASpending.gov, accessed July 17, 2014).

Last Updated: July 17, 2014