Oil and gas procurement specialist, Craig International, has bolstered its North Sea operations with the announcement of a contract with Chyrsaor. The contract is for an initial year with two one-year options included.
The project will see Craig International provide its procurement services to the Armada, Everest and Lomond gas platforms. The assets are located in the Everest gas field located 233km east of Aberdeen in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).
The workscope will see Craig International responsible for the procurement of consumables and ad-hoc procurement services to support operations for the three assets.
The project, which has created a new position in the company’s Aberdeen base, will have a dedicated team, headed by a senior buyer, for the duration of the contract.
Steve McHardy, joint managing director, Craig International commented: “This is a significant contract for Craig International as we continue to expand our operations in the North Sea. With all our clients we strive to use our experience and expertise to help develop cost effective procurement solutions that add value to their business.
“We believe in building long term relationships with our clients and becoming their trusted business partners and we look forward to working closely with Chrysaor in the coming years.”
Chrysaor recently completed the acquisition of a package of assets in the UK North Sea from Shell for a price of $3.0 billion The transaction sees Chrysaor become the leading independent E&P company in the UK. It currently has more than 400 staff working in the UKCS.