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OMAN PESCO and RAK Petroleum Oman Sign a 2-Year Agreement

Muscat - 28.05.2009

RAK Petroleum Oman Limited a subsidiary of UAE Based - RAK Petroleum PCL and Oman Petro Environmental Services Company (OMAN PESCO) L.L.C signed a two-year agreement under which OMAN PESCO LLC shall provide Oil Spill Protection and Response Services to cover RAK Petroleum’s offshore operations in Oman.  The contract also covers rendering training services for RAK’s personnel up-to international training standards for environmental protection and oil spill response.

RAK Petroleum is currently the sole offshore operator in the Sultanate of Oman. The company recently commenced production from the West Bukha field in Oman's Block 8 located offshore in the Strait of Hormuz.

This agreement is a clear demonstration that RAK Petroleum Oman Limited take their environmental responsibilities seriously and that efforts are continually made to mitigate risks to the environment. 

As Oman’s pioneers in offshore exploration and production, RAK Petroleum Oman Limited are committed to moving from reactionary arrangements - oil spill response at time of incident - to a proactive approach through which environmental protection is paramount and emergency preparedness is superior.

The award of the contract followed a rigorous evaluation of all contractors providing oil spill response services in Oman.

OMAN PESCO L.L.C is an International Joint-Venture specialized in oil spill response, environmental consultancy and training services with a management team of international experts and national veterans. The Company is certified both nationally and internationally and organized to respond to any pollution incident with both trained personnel and equipment. The corporate expertise and global strength of OMAN PESCO’s shareholders spans several decades with a multitude of projects and spill response operations.

For more information, please contact:

Phone: +968 24497774    
Fax: +968 24499123

Ayman M. Naguib

Asst. General Manager – Planning and Business Development
Oman Petro Environmental Services (OMAN PESCO) L.L.C.

RAK Petroleum Oman Limited

RAK Petroleum Oman Limited – a subsidiary of RAK Petroleum PCL, is the Operator of Block 8 with a 40 percent participating interest, with LG International Corporation of Korea holding a 50% participating interest and Eagle Energy (Oman) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of RAK Petroleum Oman Ltd, holding the remaining 10%.

RAK Petroleum PCL is registered in the Free Trade Zone of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah and is operator of eight other blocks located in the Sultanate of Oman and in the United Arab Emirates, of which six are in the exploration phase and two are undergoing appraisal for possible redevelopment.

Oman Petro Environmental Services Company (OMAN PESCO) L.L.C.

OMAN PESCO is an International Joint Venture company between Briggs Marine and Environmental Services (UK) the world leaders in the field of environmental services, PESCO S.A.E  the Middle East leaders in oil spill response in addition to a prestigious group of Omani investors.  

The company boasts a high level multinational management team with state-of-the-art oil spill response capabilities. The concept behind the management of OMAN PESCO is simple; Global and regional partners combining efforts in a business-to-business program that aims at availing realistic services and support to its clients.



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