International energy logistics provider Peterson has been awarded a five year contract, with options for further extension, with BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC (“BPTT”) to provide integrated logistics services for its operations in Trinidad & Tobago.
The scope of work includes integrated supply base operations management, logistics control planning and pipe yard operations.
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This contract will significantly expand Peterson’s footprint in the Caribbean region and builds on the company’s existing long-term relationship with BP, which includes supporting some of its UKCS North Sea operations from Peterson’s Shetland supply base. Peterson will implement its full suite of eLogistics applications and, together with BPTT, will develop and establish collaboration initiatives between BPTT and other operators in the region.
Commenting on the award Erwin Kooij, CEO, Peterson Offshore Group, said: “This is a significant award for our business and marks a major development in our growth and long term commitment to this region.
“Our strong track record of delivering safe and efficient operations is built on 50 years’ experience supporting oil & gas logistics which, together with our vision and experience of collaboration were key factors in BP’s decision to award us this work.
“We will work in close partnership with BP to deliver an innovative service that drives efficiency and facilitates resource sharing, whilst ensuring a continued focus on safe execution and delivery.”
Maarten Spiljard, Regional Manager Americas, added: “We are committed to creating local employment opportunities in the areas where we work. This is reinforced by our contract, which will focus on the recruitment and development of the local workforce whose skills and experience are key to ensuring successful delivery.”
Peterson has been active in Trinidad since 2012, setting up a formal operation in 2014 to support local operators and service companies and has supported several large projects in the region.