NSL, ASCO Group’s global lifting and rigging specialist, has been awarded a significant contract with Italian drilling and EPCI company Saipem S.p.A.
The two-year agreement will deliver HSE competency assurance and lifting intervention of onshore and offshore lifting operations to Saipem personnel.
The global scope of the Saipem agreement will see NSL extend their reach from 34 to 50 countries across the Middle East and Africa; the Americas and Australasia.
Jonathan Taylor, Group Director at ASCO said:
‘We are proud to be awarded this significant contract. It demonstrates NSL’s continued ability to deliver high value, comprehensive rigging and lifting training and competency programmes to oil and gas personnel on a truly global scale.
‘We are delighted at the prospect of strengthening our relationship with Saipem and look forward to a safe and effective working partnership.’
In addition to the provision of training and competency services, NSL has over 25 years’ experience in supporting clients through lifting technical assurance; lifting intervention (including the supply of technical authorities and appointed persons); advice on lifting operations efficiency and productivity, maintenance and servicing regimes.
Saipem is one of the world leaders in drilling services, as well as in the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of pipelines and complex projects, onshore and offshore, in the oil and gas market. The company has distinctive competences in operations in harsh environments, remote areas and deepwater. Saipem provides a full range of services with ‘EPC’ and ‘EPCI’ contracts (on a ‘turn-key’ basis) and has distinctive capabilities and unique assets with a high technological content.
Adapted from a press release by Louise Mulhall
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