Weir scoops strategic contract in the UAE

weir oil and gas LouiseWeir Oil & Gas Dubai has signed a three-year agreement for servicing and repairing pumps and motors with a national oil company in the UAE

The contract secures the provision of Weir Oil & Gas Rotating Equipment services, machine shop services, emergency manufacturing and site works.

 Deciding factors in the deal were positive past and existing contract performance with the client, Weir Oil & Gas’ capabilities in UAE, local content, in-house engineering, API and OEM certifications and a comprehensive international facility near the customer’s sites, according to the company. This contractual agreement further consolidates Weir’s Rig-to-Grid capabilities in the Middle East.

This strategic agreement will position Weir as a major provider for the client and allow Weir to expand their portfolio in the specific oil field, the company says.

In the Eastern Hemisphere region, Weir Oil & Gas provides an off-the-shelf range of products, as well as customised wellhead solutions designed to meet unique specifications. The company provides in-country service and support through Centers of Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence, which allow the company to manufacture and distribute wellhead equipment quicker due to its proximity to customers in the region.

 “Weir takes great pride in our ability to deliver services, repairs, and upgrades to our clients, while in tandem, execute on supporting them with engineer-driven change management protocols and production facility turnarounds,” said Ronan Le Gloahec, Eastern Hemisphere president for Weir Oil & Gas. “With this additional contract we will support our client’s operations for several years, thanks to our state-of-the-art facility and in-country engineering know-how.”

“It is a pleasure to see our customers’ trust in Weir’s local capabilities that support the in-country value enhancement here in the United Arab Emirates,” said Matteo Benincasa, Eastern Hemisphere director sales and marketing for Weir Oil & Gas.

 

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