ABL is pleased to announce that it has signed a strategic partnership between its global rig inspection team (RI) and Aberdeen-based health and safety consultancy Integrity HSE, reinforcing its RI services with an enhanced specialist offering in health, safety and environmental consultancy (HSE).
“Our clients demand the best, and that’s what we provide. They choose ABL because of their absolute trust in our rig inspection services, anywhere in the world. This alliance with Integrity HSE reflects our commitment to continually build on our offering to best serve our clients’ needs.”Martin Clark, Rig Inspection Manager for Europe and West Africa
ABL – the energy and marine consultancy division of global consultancy ABL Group ASA – is a globally recognised provider of rig inspection and auditing (RI) services. Its experienced multi-disciplined teams combine professionals in marine, electrical, electro-technical, subsea, and mechanical engineering. Its track-record includes approximately +250 rig inspections annually across Americas, Europe, Middle East, North Africa and India, and Asia Pacific. ABL’s RI offering cover both onshore and offshore rig inspections.
The strategic alliance with Integrity HSE, enables ABL to offer clients a reinforced capability in HSE inspection services for rigs, further bolstering both company’s leading market position in the global rig inspection market.
Integrity HSE is a premier provider of HSE and training solutions. Its operational footprint extends from Aberdeen to Houston and Riyadh. The strategic partnership will further globalise Integrity HSE’s unique approach.
“We are very protective of our brand and wouldn’t normally consider an alliance of this type. But, when we began exploring the potential alignment with ABL, the fit was impossible to ignore. This partnership successfully established a new standard in HSE excellence within rig inspection, and we are excited to bring it to the market.”Darrell Lines, Integrity HSE’s Director of Safety & Risk
ABL’s comprehensive RI service offering will be enhanced with Integrity HSE’s tailored onshore and offshore inspection and rig intake solutions. The services will add value to a wide range of drilling and production units from drill ships, DP and moored semi-submersibles, jack-up rigs, and involving everything from legacy manual operated units to the latest 7th generation cyber integrated control systems.
HSE services for RI will comprise of such elements as process safety (major accident prevention), personal safety, occupational health, human factors, training and competence (T&C), dropped object prevention (DROPS), and environmental compliance.
“This alliance is another step in establishing ABL and the wider ABL Group, as the leading technical authority in supporting rigs, wells and reservoirs throughout their lifecycle. Collaborating with Integrity HSE – a leading authority in specialised HSE for rigs – cements our commitment to supporting clients in reaching the very highest standards in safety and efficiency in their future rig operations.”Steven Lee, Director of Offshore Technical Services in ABL
ABL is part of Oslo-listed ABL Group ASA. ABL Group also includes engineering consultancy and software provider, AGR, which specialises in solutions for wells and reservoir engineering throughout a project’s lifecycle.
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