Welltec announced the agreement of a Long-Form Contract (LFC) with Saudi Aramco.
Following an extensive approval process, the deal will see Welltec deliver Completion products and services across the Saudi Aramco portfolio in any environment.
“Welltec began installing WAB metal expandable packers for Saudi Aramco in 2014 as part of a technology trial, and the award of a long-form contract demonstrates how far we’ve progressed since then,” said Kevin Wood, Well Completions Sales Director for Welltec Middle East.
Wood continued to add: “Confirmation of this award represents a major step in our partnership with Saudi Aramco which also enables us to continue along the path of exemplary service quality in the execution of completions. With more products being qualified through Saudi Aramco this year, and the addition of an in-country Welltec manufacturing facility, it’s greatly appreciated that Welltec have been recognized through this award.”
“The qualification process included a number of site visits, inspections and audits, with full and detailed reports covering the entire Welltec organization with particular focus on our manufacturing process,” added Hani Sagr, Area Vice President for Welltec Middle East, before going on to explain that it was December 2018 when proceedings began in earnest.
“This is not only an excellent recognition of the great teamwork between Welltec and Aramco, it also highlights our commitment to the IKTVA program geared towards in-Kingdom value creation”.
The combination of this award and the continued expansion of in-house manufacturing at a local level serves as an excellent platform for the future and continued growth in neighbouring countries.