MCS Expands Houston Office

MCS is experiencing significant growth in the Gulf of Mexico where its services in the delivery of riser solutions to the challenges facing deepwater developments are in demand. Its Houston office has recently almost doubled its operation and made two high level appointments.

The growth is largely due to new contract wins, including a contract with Atlantia Offshore Inc. to design the deepest risers in the world for the Independence Hub project in the Gulf of Mexico and work on joint industry projects.

The company, which specialises in riser and subsea engineering, has a network of offices in Aberdeen, Scotland; Galway, Ireland; Houston, Texas and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. MCS currently employs over 100 people and is on target to achieve a turnover of 10 million Euros in this financial year.

Jeff Measamer has been appointed business development manager of MCS Houston to continue the company's expansion in the US. "MCS has a strong reputation in Houston and works with many of the operators. With our innovative services and highly experienced engineering team, we are well-placed to grasp the opportunities presented by the increasing activity in this mature and deep water province," says Measamer.

Commenting on Measamer's appointment, Kieran Kavanagh - president of MCS's Houston office - says : "Jeff will head business operations in Houston. With over 25 years industry experience, most recently as riser delivery manager with Technip, Jeff brings extensive riser delivery knowledge to complement our team's expertise."

Measamer is joined by Andy Westlake who was recently appointed in a senior engineering role.

MCS is an engineering company working in the offshore oil and gas subsea sector. The company provides services ranging from conceptual and front end to detailed design and verification in the areas of floating production steel catenary risers, flexible riser and flowline systems, top tensioned risers, tanker loading systems, drilling risers and mooring systems.