International environmental service specialist TWMA yesterday announced the opening of a new office to service increasing business from the Norwegian market.
The office is located at Tananger and will support the company’s existing operational base at Mongstad which has a team of more than 25.
One new senior appointment has been made as a result of the office being opened and TWMA plans to take on more staff.
The base is part of TWMA’s strategic global expansion plans which include the addition of new services to its portfolio to support and strengthen its offering to clients operating in the offshore industry.
These new services mean TWMA, which has its headquarters in Aberdeen, can provide a wide spectrum of specialist niche services for a variety of rig issues ranging from cleaning operations to decommissioning.
Alongside the introduction of the new services, TWMA recently launched a mobile version of its TCC-RotoMill technology – the TCC Roto Truck – which can go virtually anywhere in the world in any conditions to treat contaminated drill cuttings.
Ronnie Garrick, managing director of TWMA, said: “We have opened our new office in response to industry demand for our services in the Norwegian sector. It is an important region for our business and our aim is to develop the work we do there over the coming years.
“New legislation coming in around the world will mean continued growing need from the oil and gas industry for the handling and treatment of waste generated by drilling operations and having a strong presence on the ground in key locations will help us respond to demand.”
TWMA describes itself as a world leader in the handling and treatment of hydrocarbon-contaminated drilling waste materials.
The company last week announced contract wins of £25million in the past quarter. The majority of the work landed by the Aberdeen company will take place in Nigeria, Egypt and the UK and includes new projects with Total and Senergy, plus extensions to contracts for BP, ExxonMobil and Oilexco.
TWMA employs 300 people worldwide and recently revealed plans to invest more than £3million in a new Aberdeen HQ as part of its strategy to expand the business and create more jobs.
It plans to relocate most of its staff from its base at Tullos to the former Vetco Gray building in Broadfold Road, Bridge of Don.