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Optimus Seventh Generation breaks into decommissioning sector

Oilfield Technology,

Optimus Seventh Generation, an Aberdeen headquartered behavioural change consultancy, has strengthened its safety portfolio by securing its first decommissioning contract in a six figure agreement with a major North Sea operator.

Safe decommissioning of North Sea FPSO

The four month contract, which began in May 2015, will see Optimus Seventh Generation supply induction training and back-to-back health and safety advisors to support the safe decommissioning of a floating production, storage and offloading vessel in the North Sea.

Since its formation in 2003, Optimus Seventh Generation has built a diverse portfolio of global customers, focusing on high hazard industries both within the UK and internationally, with offices in Aberdeen, Rio de Janeiro and Perth Australia.

Raising awareness of hazards

Optimus Seventh Generation will provide training to all contractors through its Induction Plus™ programme. The four-hour induction is aimed at projects experiencing a large influx of new, often subcontracted, labour during decommissioning and construction projects or shutdowns. It educates the attendees on the company’s expectations with respect to compliance with the company’s safety rules, alongside a motivational element to engage the project team with ‘why’ compliance is important and how they can raise their awareness of the hazards specific to the asset.

Safety consulting

Mark Walker, Client Partner at Optimus Seventh Generation said: “Having worked hard to develop our reputation as a major safety and behaviour consultancy to high hazard industries, the whole team is thrilled to secure our first decommissioning contract.

“Breaking into a new sector truly demonstrates that the company’s growth plan is working, with decommissioning having always been a key target for us. The sector is full of opportunity in the current climate where collaboration is key between operators, the supply chain and, more pertinent than ever right now, specialist safety professionals.”


Adapted from press release by Cecilia Rehn


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