Major US Energy Award for Petrotechnics
Petrotechnics, specialists in transforming frontline work execution in the energy industry, celebrated success in the US when the company was honoured with an Offshore Energy Achievement Award in the Health, Safety and Environment category in Houston earlier this month.
The prestigious awards, which are now in their second year, recognise outstanding achievements in a wide range of technical and operational categories. The HSE award focuses on proactive efforts, sustained performance, risk assessment, planning and training in the areas of HSE, risk management and emergency response.
The focus of the award was on Petrotechnics‘ integrated safe system of work solution, Sentinel PRO®. The solution is managing frontline work execution including risk assessment, isolations control and permit to work on 111 installations in 11 countries for clients such as Shell, BP, Talisman and Total.
Chief Executive Phil Murray said: ‘I believe a Scottish company winning a major US award is a real coup and we are delighted that our work has been recognised by the American oil and gas industry. Winning this award will raise our profile in the US and allow us to capitalise on opportunities in the US market.
‘We have a proven track record of assisting blue chip companies in the global energy industry in transforming the way they work at the frontline. The results speak for themselves – in just four months we successfully transformed Shell EPE‘s frontline operations. 3500 frontline workers adopted a new way of working resulting in outstanding performance improvements in efficiency, production, safety and savings of $10 million per annum.‘
Petrotechnics was founded in 1990 and employs 65 people. Headquartered in Aberdeen, UK, with offices in Houston, US and Yuhzno-Sakhalinsk, Russia the company‘s projected turnover for year ending March 2005 is £6million.