Al Shaheen holds 'technology day' Al Shaheen Well Services Company (ASWSC), a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum’s subsidiary Al Shaheen Energy Services Company and Houston, Texas-based Weatherford International, held the ‘first technology day’ recently. The event opened with speeches by ASWSC CEO Mohamed al-Sayed, and general manager Khaled Ayyoub. The celebrations included technical presentations and open discussions based on the theme “global technologies for local solutions” applicable to the oil and gas industry in Qatar. A display of models and equipment was held as part of the celebrations.
ASWSC is a leading oil services provider in Qatar, which focuses on ‘performance and price optimisation’ and delivers latest global technology to the local market. ASWSC is setting up a new ‘services training centre’ in Dukhan for its clients. The facility will be operational by the first quarter of 2010. Oil and gas have made Qatar the second highest per-capita income country and one of the world’s fastest growing economies in the world.
“Our capabilities and technologies can help meet our clients’ critical objectives at enhancing production and recovery by optimising production in Qatar’s maturing oil fields and exploiting the vast natural gas resources of Qatar’s North Field. This is why it is important to share this technology with our industry partners during this event,” said al-Sayed.
“The objective is to help our clients understand the integrated solutions we can offer to help them tackle the current challenges within imaging, data acquisition, drilling hazard mitigation, completion and production systems, pumping and chemicals and also well construction and intervention systems.” Some of the clients’ representatives who attended the programme were those from Qatar Petroleum, Qatargas, RasGas, Wintershall, Shell, BP and Maersk.
The Peninsula: October 28, 2009
Al Shaheen and Weatherford to open training centre in Dukhan DOHA: The Al Shaheen Well Services Company, in partnership with Weatherford Oil Tool (ME) Limited, will open its training center at the Qatar Petroleum (QP) training center building in Dukhan in two to three months’ time. Mohammed Al Sayed, CEO of Al Shaheen Well Service Company, said they will be inviting Qatari professionals and students to learn about the new equipment that will be used in the country’s energy sector.
A Qatari training programme will be set up for them. Al Sayed said the training center will not only cater to Qataris, it will also be opened to some professionals in the energy sector. “The Qatari programme will enhance the knowledge of the Qataris working in the energy sector,” Al Sayed said during the 1st Oil and Gas Technology Day held at the Four Seasons Hotel recently. Al Sayed said the extra training they will be giving will be focused on “building the Qatari managers of the oil industry for the future.