our history

We are a group of companies with nearly a century of experience in energy trading and engineering services.

Northfield Group was created with the amalgamation of Northfield Global Limited, PT Hydro Indonesia, Hydrosing Pte Limited and the Australian engineering conglomerate KPL Group.

Northfield has more than 130 years of combined expertise in the energy and trading industries with operations in Switzerland, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Africa, Nigeria, Australia and Brazil, focusing on its core commodities trading and power generation business.

1922
Brigadier Walter Edmond Smith, MC & Bar, ED founded Australian engineering firm WE SMITH MARINE AND GENERAL ENGINEER in 1922, the company was the percursor of KPL GROUP
1987
Carlos Mundim founded TELCON TÉLÉCOMMUNICATIONS ET INFORMATIQUE SRL in France, and started trading telecom equipment in South America and Africa.
2004
NORTHFIELD GLOBAL LIMITED was incorporated as a commodity company in Singapore focusing on crude oil trading to South East Asian markets.
2008
NORTHFIELD  started trading in liquid fuels and distributing LPG across the South East Asia and South Central Pacific regions.
2011
NORTHFIELD controlling is bought by Mundim & Van Niekerk Family Fund and almagalmated with NORTHFIELD GLOBAL LTD, PT HYDRO INDONESIA, HYDROSING PTE LTD and HEAT EXCHANGE AUSTRALIA .
2015
NORTHFIELD acquires Australian based KPL GROUP and started investing in power plants and developing energy projects in Asia and Africa
2013
NORTHFIELD acquires Australian based KPL GROUP and started investing in power plants and developing energy projects in Asia and Africa
2017
NORTHFIELD acquires MY TERRA SA to house its increasing Atlantic basin trading business and to enter the European base metal market
2019
NORTHFIELD makes an investment in renewable energy technology disrupter MAPLE POWER. The company focus in biogas and bio-LNG.