EnerMech to open office in India
Dubai, July 5, 2012
EnerMech, leading mechanical engineering specialist with a strong presence in the Middle East and Asian region, is to open its first office in India to boost its presence in the country’s fast expanding oil and gas sector.
The Mumbai office, headed up by newly-appointed country manager Steve Watson, will be followed with the opening of a workshop and storage facility in Kakinada in the southern state of Andrah Pradesh by the end of the year, said a company stataement.
EnerMech, a major provider of engineering. maintenance and training services to the energy sector, is already well represented in Singapore, Australia and China.
It employs 1100 staff at its Aberdeen headquarters and bases in Great Yarmouth, Stavanger, Dubai, Qatar, Ras al-Khaimah, Singapore, Indonesia, China, Ghana, South Africa and Perth, Australia.
EnerMech believes its process, pipeline and umbilicals, cranes and lifting, engineering and valves divisions can add value to exploration and contractor companies operating in the region.
The move in to India, which represents an multimillion dollar investment, ties in to an ambition expansion plan for the Asia Pacific region which will see new offices or bases being opened in Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Busan, and Brisbane and Karratha in Western Australia, said a senior official.
“India’s oil and gas industry is of major importance to us as we continue to internationalise the business. We are making a significant capital investment in infrastructure, equipment and in placing expert personnel in-country, which fits our long term strategy of extending our footprint in India," remarked EnerMech managing director, Doug Duguid.-TradeArabia News Service