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Ellon based NECE wins 1st contract of year in Kazakhstan

22 March 2017 , 12:10Neftegaz.RU538

Ellon-based integrity monitoring specialist North East Corrosion Engineer (NECE) has won its 1st contract of the year in Kazakhstan.


The company, part of the ICR group, will supply corrosion coupon removal services for pipework on onshore oil and gas production facilities.

The deal with Karachaganak Petroleum Operating BV (KPO) is estimated to be worth in excess of £500,000 and will run for 3 years.


KPO has the option to extend the contract for a further 2 one-year extensions.

Corrosion coupons are used for measuring corrosion rates though a weight loss calculation.


NECE managing director Alan Taylor said: «Winning our 1st contract in Kazakhstan is a major step for us in developing more business in this region. The contract with KPO kick-starts what we believe will be an optimistic 2017 for our business, as we expect to secure more work both in the North Sea and globally throughout the year.»


NECE, which employs 22 people, is currently recruiting and plans to increase its international presence with support from ICR.



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