ODS International Acquires Land and Sea Engineering

ODS International Inc. has acquired Land and Sea Engineering, Inc., a Fountain Valley, California based engineering and consulting company. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Founded in 2005, Land and Sea Engineering, Inc. is a globally recognized engineering, design, and consulting firm serving public and private clients including drilling contractors, ROV and service vessel operators, pipeline companies, petro-chemical facilities, and government agencies.

Current Land and Sea Engineering clients will benefit from the expanded resources and operational scale made possible by the integration into ODS International. The acquisition of Land and Sea Engineering will further strengthen ODS International as one of the world’s foremost providers of oilfield equipment, supplies and services by bringing together two industry leaders.

In making the announcement, Land and Sea President Steven Curry, "We are excited about joining ODS and believe that this offers many benefits to our staff and clients. Our combined engineering and construction services will be more comprehensive with a broader geographic presence and access to more services, specialists, and experts for current clients."

ODS International's President and Chief Executive Officer Richard Hancock added, "The addition of Land and Sea is a strategic move for us. Their firm increases the capability of our engineering services; enhances our service offering in oilfield mechanical handling equipment, particularly in specialized areas such as control systems, tensioning systems, compensating systems, and winches; and adds capabilities to our engineering segment in other industrial sectors such as the military and pipelines."