Swire Oilfield Services have won a five-year contract with Weatherford International plc, an oil and gas service company, for work in Brazil. According to the contract, the Swire Oilfield Services will provide DNV 2.7-1 cargo carrying units to Weatherford.
Following a year-long tender process, the contract has been awarded to ensure the safe offshore transportation and storage of project critical equipment.
Challenging logistics in Brazil
This is an important contract for Swire Oilfield Services in a key growth market where 85 personnel have already been employed in Rio de Janeiro and Macaé. This is exemplary of the company’s aim to maintain the development of its services to help clients in the region deal with increasingly challenging logistics.
Comment from Swire Oilfield Services
Marcelo Nacif, General Manager of Swire Oilfield Services in Brazil, said: “This is a great reward for the team’s efforts in growing the business in Brazil and we are proud to support Weatherford’s activities.”
“Swire Oilfield Services has a long established reputation for providing the energy industry with reliable, innovative products and services, and operating the world’s largest fleet of offshore cargo carrying units enables us to respond quickly to our customers’ requirements.”
“Of all the markets we operate in, Brazil in particular is undergoing a period of transformation as it attempts to more than double production by 2020. Our increased focus on research and development to better meet our customers evolving needs will help them to achieve this and improve their operations,” he added.
Adapted from press release by Cecilia Rehn