Press

Senior Appointment Positions Oilfield Services Business MRDS For Further Growth

Posted by OilVoice Press - OilVoice

03-Oct-2018


A leading drilling and oilfield equipment specialist, MRDS, has announced new deals worth more than £4million in the past three months as the business continues to capitalise on growing industry confidence.

The Aberdeen-based firm, which provides repair and maintenance services to drilling contractors, has also strengthened its senior team with the appointment of a new sales director.

With 13 years' experience in the oil and gas industry, Ian McGillivray has taken on the key role to drive continued growth both in the north-east and internationally as well as support managing director Mark Robertson with the company's long-term growth strategy.

MRDS has secured new work scopes to provide inspection, repair and maintenance for several North Sea offshore installations, with work to be carried out at the firm's Altens base as well as by field service technicians on platform.

In addition, the company has secured its first ever project in the Middle East with a rig reactivation in Sharjah, UAE. MRDS will provide service and maintenance for all drilling equipment, well control equipment and jacking systems.

The business expects to record turnover of £8million for its August 2018 year-end and is forecasting growth to £15million by the end of 2019.

MRDS, which currently employs 35 people, expects to recruit an additional 10 personnel this year to meet increased demand for its services.

Mark Robertson said: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Ian on board and I have no doubt that, with his level of knowledge and track-record to date, he will prove to be a real asset to the business and continue to drive MRDS as leaders in service.”

Ian McGillivray added: “I'm thrilled to have joined such a client-focused service company and look forward to working with the team here to achieve our growth objectives. Our principal targets are to continue to deliver a high quality and reliable service to our North Sea clients as well as expand our service offerings to existing and new clients in international locations.”

Established in 2015, MRDS specialises in the project management, inspection, repair and overhaul of oilfield drilling equipment both onshore and offshore. It supplies oilfield capital equipment and associated spare parts to meet clients' needs worldwide.

The company has a strong international presence and operates in the Americas, West and North Africa and the United Arab Emirates.



New service from OilVoice
Trip Shepherd is for companies who need to track their staff in areas of risk.
It's free to use, so we invite you to try it.

AppointmentOilfieldDrillingUnited Kingdom

More items from oilvoice


Cyber Security Experts Unite to Protect Europe’s Critical Industries

CS4CA Summit Returns to London this October Staying abreast of fast-paced industry developments is crucial for cyber security professionals. And while one can learn a lot from publications and social media, it's hard to beat the value of insights gained first-hand from peers. This is why 150+ IT ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 2 months agoPress > cybereurope

Africa E&P Summit

The organisers of the Africa E&P Summit are bringing together Africa's leading exploration companies and governments, just one of the many reasons why you should be attending frontier's event that they are organising and hosting in London at the IET: Savoy Place, 22-23 May. Over 200 key senior exec ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 6 months agoPress > Africasummitoil summit +2

Equinor Deepens in Offshore Wind in Poland

Equinor has exercised an option to acquire a 50 % interest in the offshore wind development project Bałtyk I in Poland from Polenergia. This transaction is a follow-up of the agreement between the two companies which came into force in May 2018 , by which Equinor acquired a 50 % inter ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 10 months agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyPoland +2

Nigeria has highest capex on crude and natural gas projects in sub-Saharan Africa Over Next Seven Years, says GlobalData

Nigeria accounts for more than 34% of the proposed capital expenditure (capex) on planned and announced crude and natural gas projects in the sub-Saharan Africa over the period 2018–2025, according to GlobalData , a leading data and analytics company. The company's report: ‘H2 2018 Production ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 10 months agoOpinion > GlobalDataNigeriaCrude +5

CNOOC Signs Strategic Cooperation Agreements with 9 International Oil Companies

HONG KONG, Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CNOOC Limited (the "Company", SEHK: 00883, NYSE: CEO, TSX: CNU) announced today that its parent company, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), has signed Strategic Cooperation Agreements with 9 international oil companies including: Chevron, Conoco ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 10 months agoPress > CNOOCChina National Offshore Oil CorporationChevron +11
All posts from oilvoice