AIE is a leading asset integrity service provider operating across the MENA region, servicing clients in the UAE, Oman, Algeria, Qatar, Iraq and KSA. AIE has now won a 3-year (with provision for extension) Integrity management and technical assurance contract from DNO Oman Ltd which covers their offshore Block 08 concession in the Sultanate of Oman.
The contract awarded on 11th May, 2015, via competitive tender, includes a comprehensive range of services including integrity management of pressure systems, offshore structures (SIMS), offshore pipelines (PIMS), wells (WIMS), corrosion and chemical management, technical authority provision, fitness for service, maintenance builds, design verification, safety assessments, CP management, software provision, QA / QC, risk based inspection and NDT management.
The scope of work will include the development of a market leading Integrity and maintenance management system for the facilities. Once developed, a core team of engineers, positioned in DNO offices, shall independently operate the system with technical support services from AIE headquarters in nearby Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
Jeff Thompson, DNO Block 08’s Asset manager said, “We are delighted to see AIE being awarded this long-term contract which aims at ensuring the reliability and safety of our assets. AIE has a very solid record with DNO and they have been instrumental in helping to create a step change in the way we operate our assets. AIE has a detailed knowledge of Block 08, plant Integrity in general and, their specialist personnel are of the highest caliber”.
Neil Flemming, AIE managing director commented, “This multi-million dollar award helps to again solidify our presence as the leading Integrity services provider in the Northern Emirates and Oman. AIE’s local experience coupled with our overseas expertise helps to provide services to our clients which are pragmatic, best practice and code compliant. We have built a strong relationship with DNO and we are fully committed and excited to continue and develop this further”.
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