Venture, NBK Automobiles ink auto deal
Doha, May 29, 2010
Venture Gulf, one of the leading project management partners of the oil and gas industry, said it has sealed a multi-milliondollar deal commercial vehicle deal with NBK Automobiles, the exclusive dealer of Mercedes-Benz in Qatar.
As per the agreement NBK Automobiles will supply Venture Gulf with Mercedes-Benz Tractorheads and Flatbeds. The agreement was signed by senior officials of both the companies in mid March.
The 6-cylinder tractorheads and flatbeds will be utilized for various support services in the ongoing and upcoming oil and gas projects, said a top official.
"We are very proud of our partnership with NBK Automobiles and Mercedes-Benz, one of the leading international names in heavy duty commercial vehicles. As one of the pioneering organisations in the oil and gas industry we are always looking to align ourselves with brands of similar stature," said Saeed Bin Abdul Aziz Al Nasser, chairman of Venture Gulf.
"This will, in turn, enhance the credibility and scope of our brand offering and will ensure that we continue to enjoy the absolute trust and confidence of our customers," he added.
Nasser Bin Khaled Automobiles is Qatar's exclusive distributor of three of the world's most respected, iconic brands: May Bach; Mercedes-Benz; and Harley Davidson.
"We are honoured to have been recognised as a valuable partner of commercial vehicle fleet of Venture Gulf," said Khaled Shaaban, general manager of NBK Automobiles.
"We offer clients an unparalleled mix of premium brands, after sales service and market-leading expertise and we strongly believe that our success is directly dependant on the success of our customers," he explained.
"Hence we strive to offer world-class solutions that will continuously enhance their operational efficiency," he added.
Venture Gulf said it has also signed a three-year maintenance contract with NBK Automobiles as per which all its commercial vehicles will be serviced only at authorized Mercedes-Benz service centres in Qatar.
This will ensure that the commercial vehicle fleet of Venture Gulf always stays in pristine condition and will guarantee the productivity, durability and reliability of the fleet for many years to come, said Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Nasser, vice chairman and chief operations officer of Venture Gulf.
"We sincerely believe that the addition of the new Mercedes-Benz tractorheads and flatbeds to our existing fleet will contribute many folds to the productivity and performance of the existing projects of our diverse clientele."
"This, in combination with our 3-year maintenance contract with NBK will continue to ensure that we offer both industry-leading and marketing leading solutions to the oil and gas industry," he added.
Venture Gulf has been providing logistics, warehousing, fabrication and machining services as well as manpower support to several leading names in the oil and gas industry such as Occidental, Maersk Oil, Penzoil, Anadarko, Ensco, Chevron, Texaco and other multinational oil and gas corporations.
The Company is an approved and registered supplier and contactor of Qatar Petroleum and caters to both the on shore and off shore field requirements of QP.-TradeArabia News Service
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