Boots & Coots Teams Up with Safety & Risk Practice

Boots & Coots International Well Control has entered into a representation agreement with West Australian-based Safety & Risk Practice Pty Ltd. Boots & Coots will now be represented in the Austral - Japan region of Australia, New Zealand and Japan where activity in the oil and gas industry has been steadily increasing. The agreement provides Safety & Risk Practice 24-hour access to Boots & Coots' well control equipment and services, including pre-event risk management and engineering services.

"Our complementary offerings provide this region with improved response times and a comprehensive range of services, and it gives us exposure to a different set of customers," said Jerry Winchester, President and Chief Executive Officer of Boots & Coots. "We believe this partnership will benefit the growing market in Australia, New Zealand and Japan and as such is an important agreement for both parties."

"Safety & Risk will now be able to provide clients in the region with local access to all of Boots & Coots' main services," said Jim Embury, Managing Director of Safety & Risk Practice. "This is a very exciting development for the region's oil, gas and mining industries, and we are proud to be partnering with the best in the business in order to provide clients in the region this unique range of services."