The Specialist Buyers Guide for the Oil and Gas Industry

HCS Control Systems Ltd.

HCS Control Systems Ltd. is a global supplier of high-quality bespoke equipment to the oil and gas sector.  The company designs and manufactures a wide variety of bespoke topside and subsea equipment.  HCS however is most renowned for their specialist engineering capabilities in the categories of; installation workover systems (IWOCS), production control systems and subsea assemblies. 

Over the last 20 years, HCS Control Systems Ltd. has established a proven track record for engineering excellence.   Corporate success is attributed to consistently upholding the core values of ‘safety’ and ‘quality’ across every functional area of the business.   HCS are proud winners of a ROSPA gold medal for the last eight years and hold safety and quality accreditations among the highest attainable in the industry. 

HCS has the manufacturing and service capability to provide a turnkey solution for clients.  Since opening their Aberdeen facility, the company has been able to significantly expand its provision of aftermarket services.  The portfolio now incorporates an extensive range of asset lifecycle services including; manpower, IWOCS rental, contractual maintenance and servicing, installation and SIT/FAT testing as well as storage.    

The company has ambitious growth plans for 2020 and beyond.  International growth is a key part of this strategy and the business is continuing to expand its network of international agents and global partners in key markets across the world. The HCS commitment to first-class client service standards is an ethos which sets the company apart from competitors.   

For more information regarding the comprehensive range of manufacturing and engineering services HCS can provide please see our website or email

Telephone Number
+44 (0)1592 770786
HCS Control Systems Ltd, Unit V2, Viewfield Road, Viewfield Industrial Estate, Glenrothes, KY6 2QX, Scotland, UK
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HCS Control Systems Ltd. has 3 products.

Umbilical Reelers and Sheaves

HCS Control Systems design and manufacture umbilical reelers and sheaves and since our inception in 1997 we have designed and delivered hundreds of umbilical reelers for operation in virtually every oil and gas market around the globe.

HCS offer a spooling service where we will install the umbilical onto the reeler and deliver the complete field-ready system. If required HCS can also source the umbilical for your project from qualified umbilical providers. Any configuration of umbilical length and diameter, with multiple hydraulic, chemical and electrical power and signal cores can be accommodated.

Hydraulic Power Units, HPU

HCS Control Systems has an extensive track record for providing hydraulic power units for either production control, installation or testing units to a multitude of clients within the oil & gas industry.

In addition, HCS Control Systems can design and manufacture combined HPU and controls cabins, whereby the containerised unit is effectively split into two, one side being a pressurised controls unit and the other the HPU system. Again, HCS Control Systems can perform all fabrication, assembly of hydraulics and electrics, system flushing, testing and delivery in-house, and meet any specific footprint, interface or other operational considerations.

High Capacity Electric Reelers

The new electric reel system, design, developed and manufactured by HCS Control Systems is rated for Zone 1 hazardous area operations and is a patent-pending system owned by HCS Control Systems.

Reliability analysis of the electric-reel system has show that the simplification of the design will enhance operations and reliability, ... reduced spares ultimately means reduced maintenance requirements and higher uptime!