Drake & Scull International announced its engineering subsidiary in Oman has secured a series of contracts worth a combined value of $95.2m (AED350m).

Drake & Scull Engineering (DSE) Oman will deliver MEP works on the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre in Seeb, two hotels in Saraya Bandar Jissah near Muscat, and an airport hangar facility in the country.

The Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre’s MEP work spans a 3,100-seat central auditorium; a 455-seat secondary auditorium; a grand ballroom with 1,350 banquet-style seating; a 500-seat food court with seven themed food production outlets; 28 meeting rooms including nine rooms formed by sub-dividing the ballrooms; and administration offices for the facility operators and external works.

Work on the project is scheduled for completion by 2017.

Ahmad Al Naser, managing director of Drake & Scull Engineering remarked: “Oman’s real estate sector is making steady advances with the announcement of several new and upcoming promoting projects. We are extremely confident that the win for the four projects will further boost DSE’s presence in the Sultanate and help consolidate our leading position as a major provider of quality engineering services.”

DSE Oman will also carry out the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of core MEP systems for two five star beachfront properties at Saraya Bandar Jissah. DSE Oman’s work on the first hotel complex will cover the main hotel building; hotel clusters; villas; a restaurant, and an ancillary building.

The subsidiary’s MEP works for the second five star luxury hotel development will cover the main hotel building; seven villas; the main car park structure and substation, and other facility buildings of the hotel.

The hotels are expected to be handed over by 2017 and 2016 respectively.

Additionally, DSE Oman will start work on the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of low side heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) and plumbing work for an airport hangar related facility on an accelerated basis.

The location of the hangar site has not been revealed. Work on the project is aimed for completion by early 2016.