Swire Oilfield Services, a leading global provider of offshore containers and oilfield services, announced a strategic partnership agreement on Sept. 12 with Whittaker Engineering, for the supply of offshore containers and equipment to support the growing energy market across Mexico.
Whittaker Mexicana will offer a full range of Swire Oilfield Services DNV 2.7-1 certified units included offshore containers, baskets, waste skips and tanks to support the increased International operators drilling campaigns across Mexico.
Whittaker Engineering, a privately owned Scottish engineering company operating in the Aberdeen market for over 36 years, has been established in Mexico for 10 years and offers services including fabrication, paint and blasting from their Ciudad del Carmen base in Campeche state.
The partnership between SOS and Whittaker will support the upcoming demand in the region and brings together two established oilfield services companies in an exciting market.
“We are looking forward to supporting the developing energy market in Mexico with our established and well-regarded partners, Whittaker. I believe the services provided by Whittaker together with our diverse fleet of offshore container 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,” Mike Perera, Swire Oilfield Service North America general manager, said.
The week ahead will see trade negotiations between the U.S. and China recommencing and a lack of progress would be highly detrimental to prices.
Flooding in East Texas impeded some refinery activity and slowed shipments through the Houston Ship Channel.
For the week ahead, Stratas Advisors expect Brent to average $58/bbl as enthusiasm about a trade deal wanes.