Scomi, Handal Collaborate to Seek Businesses in Africa, ME

Scomi Oiltools Sdn Bhd (Scomi Oiltools), the Malaysian oilfield services unit of Scomi Energy Services Bhd (formerly known as Scomi Marine Bhd) (SESB) reported Thursday that the company has entered into an agreement to explore opportunities for collaboration with integrated offshore crane services provider and fabricator Handal Resources Berhad to supply modular workover rig, offshore pedestal cranes and related operations, repair and maintenance services to oilfields in Africa and Middle East.

Under the Memorandum of Agreement signed, both parties will formalize working arrangements in relation to the proposed collaboration within the next six months.

“We are proud to be part of this collaboration which combines the expertise of Malaysian companies at an international level. This collaboration, leveraging on each other’s strengths will allow promotion of home grown solutions in countries where Scomi has presence. This includes Nigeria, Congo as well as Middle Eastern countries such as Egypt, Oman, Saudi Arabia and in the United Arab Emirates. We hope this will pave way to more future collaborations where Malaysian companies are better able to work together in foreign land, promoting Malaysian services and expertise worldwide,” said Shah Hakim Zain, CEO, SESB.

The SESB Group is one of the world’s leading providers of high-performance drilling fluids and drilling waste management solutions as well as top-of-the-class production enhancement chemicals. Backed by over 60 years of experience in energy services, SESB is headquartered in Malaysia, with operations in 23 countries across the world.


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