Kharafi National is a preferred general contractor in construction in the Middle East and Africa, where it is involved in numerous major construction projects throughout the region.

KN provides a complete range of construction services for heavy industrial plants in the oil and gas, petrochemicals, power, water and related sectors.The company constructs gathering centres, gas booster stations, petrochemical plants, refineries, power generating stations, desalination plants, water & wastewater treatment plants, and is involved in a variety of other major construction projects.

The capabilities in construction and the range of construction services offered by Kharafi National include:

  • construction management
  • detailed engineering
  • civil works
  • mechanical works
  • fabrication and installation of piping, steel structures and equipment
  • electrical works
  • instrumentation works
  • painting
  • insulation
  • HVAC
  • testing, pre-commissioning and commissioning.

Kharafi National retains a substantial pool of specialist skills and is capable of mobilizing substantial numbers of project-specific manpower to meet the requirements of large-scale projects. KN has excellent facilities, in terms of capacity and quality, for handling sizable labour forces.
To cater for the execution of large-scale projects concurrently, KN owns a vast fleet of construction equipment, which are organised under a separate services unit.

Kharafi National’s fabrication facilities are the largest in Kuwait & UAE. The equipment fabricated includes process equipments (separators, desalters, tanks, modular skids, evaporators), pressure vessels, pressure piping, heavy structures for the industrial and civil construction sectors and HRSG among a host of customized heavy-duty products in accordance to ASME codes. These facilities can fulfil the fabrication requirements for multiple parallel projects. See Fabrication Services.

Kharafi National has excellent capabilities for carrying out insulation works for piping and equipment through a subsidiary which uses the latest technology and modern machinery for pre-fabrication works.

Kharafi National’s client list in construction is impressive and includes the state-owned oil and gas and petrochemical companies in Kuwait and most of the larger international EPC contractors operating in the Middle East.