AFGlobal announced it has signed a frame agreement with ExPert Riser Solutions that will bring together the companies’ marine drilling riser inspection and drilling riser repair services.
This agreement will combine the companies’ respective core technologies, experience, engineering and manufacturing capabilities to provide a robust marine drilling riser inspection and repair solution for drilling contractors around the world. The solution consists of onboard, onsite and at-facility services using proprietary-automated and manual inspection techniques. This agreement will also provide full service repair facilities in the Gulf of Mexico and Brazil, as well as forging and machining assets for aftermarket parts manufacturing.
“We look forward to our relationship with ExPert Riser, which will better enable us to meet and exceed the global drilling riser inspection and repair requirements of our core customers,” Roland Kennedy, VP Lifecycle Services for AFGlobal, said.
“ExPert Riser is very pleased to team up with AFGlobal to better inspect and repair marine riser for our customers, not only in the Gulf of Mexico but internationally, as well,” Bill von Eberstein, President & CEO of ExPert Riser Solutions, said.