Orion Group has become the first mapower company to sign a joint venture agreement with China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC).
The chairman has already visited the city of Tianjin and signed a deal alongside the general manager of CNOOC Energy Technology & Service Safety and Environmental Protection.
The two firms announced the aim of the JV is to develop a talent resources service market and provide relevant personnel provision across CNOOC’s oil, gas and energy related projects throughout China and the rest of the world.
Orion chairman Alan Savage said:“This deal marks the beginning of a new phase for Orion Group in China. We already have significant experience in China and the services of our staff in Shanghai are in high demand.
“To become the world’s first manpower supplier to CNOOC is a major milestone. We are looking forward to working with our partners in Tianjin to provide high quality staff for the many key projects in the CNOOC order book for 2017 and beyond.”