Drake & Scull Engineering (DSE) is well established in the region and enjoys a leadership position in the Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) Engineering sector. DSE is fully equipped to conduct MEP and oversees a vast variety of projects across the MENA, South Asia, and Europe. DSE Projects range from Airports, Mixed Use, Residential, Industrial, Power Plants, Government Offices, Hospitality, Healthcare, Tourism, and High Rise Towers.


Proud Heritage – Continuing the Legacy of Excellence


DSE came into existence in 1966 in Abu Dhabi, where Drake & Scull International (DSI) established its first office in the Middle East, after operating for more than a century in the United Kingdom, where Drake & Scull had made its mark as a highly acclaimed MEP expert. Beginning with the King Hussein Medical City in Jordan, and followed by a move to KSA in 1977 with the Intercontinental Hotel before also developing projects in Africa and East Asia, DSI grew to become an industry leader, delivering exceptional performance and unmatched quality across the board. This quickly earned DSI a well-deserved reputation for being outstanding service providers in the Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing business.

DSE steadily grew to become one of the region’s most prominent engineering service providers. DSE has a significant presence in major markets such as UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Jordan, Algeria, Egypt and India and possesses fast track mobilisation capabilities in order to accelerate project construction. Headquartered in the UAE, DSE is well-positioned to undertake a wide variety of MEP-related requirements, giving it unparalleled reach and credibility. DSE’s significant work on several of its projects has been recognised by its peers in the industry in the form of Awards for noteworthy projects like the Kuwait State Audit Bureau, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, as well being selected as “MEP Contractor of the Year” on two occasions. DSE is dedicated to further expansion and remains focused on developing modern, efficient and technologically advanced methods in order to further heighten its regularly growing scope of operations.

DSE is headquartered in the UAE, and specialises in the following forms of contracts:
  • Turnkey, Design and Build
  • Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)
  • Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM)
  • Design, Build, Finance and Operate (DBFO)
  • Operation and Maintenance
  • Energy Performance Contracts

Services List

DSE addresses a vast variety of our client’s MEP and Water and Power needs and offers the following services:

Mechanical Services
  • Installation of complete air conditioning systems including AHUs, FCUs, kitchen hoods and fresh air ducts
  • All kinds of split and package units
  • Building Automation and controls
  • Central Heating and hot water
  • Refrigeration
  • Ventilation
  • Air Treatment
Electrical Services
  • Installation of complete electrical systems for commercial, industrial and residential complexes
  • Power distribution systems
  • Street Lighting and decorative lighting
  • Fire detection and Alarms
  • Power and control systems
  • Data and structured cabling
  • Communication systems & industrial process services
  • Medium to high voltage power networks
  • Installation of switchgear, pocket stations, RMUs, QRMs and TRMs
  • Earth Networks and lightning protection
Plumbing Services
  • Experts in all types of plumbing, drainage and sanitary fixing works
  • PVC, PPR, COPPER and high-pressure line pipe works
  • Recycling systems
  • All types of sauna, Jacuzzi, and swimming pool systems
  • Irrigation line works

Key Strengths

Strong management and engineering team
Disciplined procurement and risk management
End to end design, engineering capability
Fast mobilisation capabilities