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Swire Oilfield Services, a leading global provider of offshore containers and oilfield services, announced a strategic partnership agreement today with Global Oilfield Services Inc, for the supply of offshore containers and equipment to support the growing energy market in Guyana.

The move comes at a time when Guyana, just over a month ago, became an oil producing nation and the government is poised to lift is first oil cargo from the prolific Stabroek Block.

According to a statement seen by OilNOW, Global Oilfield Services will offer a full range of Swire Oilfield Services DNV 2.7-1 certified units, including Offshore containers, Baskets, Waste skips and Tanks to support the increased International Operator’s Drilling Campaigns across Guyana.

Global Oilfield Services Inc., is a company registered in the Co-Operative Republic of Guyana, and is wholly owned by Guyanese shareholders. Global Oilfield’s majority shareholder, Guyana Logistics and Support Services Inc. (GLASS) has been operating within the Guyanese Oil and Gas industry since 2011, and has witnessed the development of the industry from its infancy.

Global Oilfield and its affiliate company GLASS have a strong reputation in Guyana for supporting their customers and offering a high level of customer service in solving their problems.

Glenn Low-A-Chee, Managing Director of Global commented, ‘This is an exciting time for the Guyana market with continued investment from the International Operators and we are excited to be working with SOS to support the sector and add their product line to our overall offering ’

Mike Perera, Swire Oilfield Service North America/ Caribbean Director & General Manager, said, “We are looking forward to supporting logistics operations in one of the most exciting global energy markets, Guyana. with our established and well-regarded partners, Global Oilfield Services, I believe the services provided by Global, together with our diverse fleet of Offshore Containers and equipment, will offer our customers a streamlined service which will ultimately help increase operation efficiencies by utilizing one supplier for their cargo carrying requirements.”

Established in 1979, Swire Oilfield Services celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2019, and is part of one of the largest privately owned UK companies John Swire & Sons who are now in their 203rd year of operating. SOS is the world’s largest supplier of specialised offshore containers and supporting services to the global energy industry.

Operating from 58 bases, across 29 countries, Swire Oilfield Services employs over 500 personnel in all the major oil and gas regions in Europe, Africa, Middle East, North & South America and Asia-Pacific.

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