French multinational, Stat Marine Holding, has signed a partnership agreement with International Energy Services Limited, IESL, as part of the drive to harness local content opportunities in the Nigerian Oil and Gas sector.
Stat Marine, currently operating in France, UK, USA, and Angola is a specialist in offshore engineering and technical consultancy, embracing subsea inspection and monitoring, flow management operating philosophy and procedures, subsea system design (structure and hydrodynamics), fabrication and installation supervision, as well as marine renewable energy (foundation design installation and maintenance and inspection).
International Energy Services on its part is a well known indigenous oil and gas services company engaged in oil and gas engineering designs, project management and supervision, technical services and facility maintenance, QHSE, consultancy and environmental/analytical laboratory services, solar and renewable energy design and installation as well as technical recruitment, manpower development and training.
The deal gives both companies the owning of Stat Marine Nigeria Limited, STMNL, and will provide the opportunity to generate new businesses, excite growth, as well as build new client relationships through shared marketing efforts, complemented by Stat Marine’s global reach and worldwide relationships, to be combined with IESL local presence and excellent capabilities, and ensure excellent technical training of personnel in new products and technologies in the offshore production facilities.
Speaking during the signing of the agreement between Stat Marine and International Energy, Mr. Luc Delclos, President, Stat Marine, said that the company decided to team up with IESL as part of its initiative to work with a proactive Nigerian company to grow their business and transfer technology to a local company.
Delclos further said the agreement demonstrates the company’s support for the local content policy of the Federal Government of Nigeria.