The contract, which will be carried out by Weir Oil & Gas Oman, reflects a commitment to Oman’s in-country value strategy and includes training for Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) technicians to provide in-country repairs to mechanical rotating equipment in indoor workshops located in Marmul, Saih Rawl and Fahud.
Ronan Le Gloahec, eastern hemisphere president, Weir Oil & Gas, said, “Weir continues to develop a strong presence in the Middle East as an oil and gas industry solutions and services provider.”
“We are thrilled OOCEP awarded this contract to us and look forward to providing them with pressure control engineering and local supply expertise over the next four years and beyond. With this contract we are expanding our presence in Oman, where we have been operating since 2013,” he added.
Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production (OOCEP) is the upstream investment arm of Oman Oil Company (OOC) with a primary focus on the upstream investment portfolio of operated and non-operated assets that comprehend OOC’s overarching energy strategy.
OOCEP’s activities include managing local and international investments in non-operated upstream assets, as well as a range of fully and partially controlled service, upstream and midstream businesses.
The company has stated that it is seeking to provide a platform for the professional development of Omani and international workforce.