Petrofac Training Services has gained a contract for training and emergency response services with Statoil (UK) Limited to support its UKCS operations.
In the new five-year training partnership, Petrofac Training Services is appointed as Statoil’s preferred supplier and will provide a wide range of HSE, survival, fire and marine training services to support Statoil’s personnel working on the Mariner field and the wind power projects Hywind and Dudgeon, located in the North Sea.
A key aspect will be a full training and support programme, ensuring preparedness ahead of any potential incident scenario. This will include the delivery of major emergency response training, emergency response exercises, relative response training and reviewing of plans.
James Kirk, director of training services, west, Petrofac Engineering and Production Services, said: “We are delighted to have been appointed as Statoil’s preferred supplier which reflects the strength and depth of our capabilities, experience and facilities in the UK.
“Throughout the contract, our specialist teams will be focused on both maintaining and enhancing the knowledge, expertise and skillset of Statoil’s talent-pool to support safe and efficient ongoing operations of its assets and facilities in the North Sea UK sector.
“Despite the challenges our industry continues to face, competency of our respective workforces remains a top priority. As a result we will provide a highly integrated and flexible delivery model aligned to Statoil’s needs.”