Houlder said it will open an office in Houston to service key oil and gas clients headquartered in the U.S.
The company said the move is the latest of a series of expansion steps and follows the delivery of an increasing number of offshore project engineering, marine design consultancy and equipment projects over recent years. Current Offshore Projects & Engineering Director, Garry Kennie will establish Houlder Americas Inc. to both service Houlder’s current clients source new business in country. A team of existing Houlder engineers and draughtsmen will travel to the region however the company also expect to recruit locally.
Commenting on the move, Garry said, “The new venture is the clearest indication that Houlder has the capacity to operate globally - providing support to the world’s leading energy companies and offshore operators wherever and whenever they need it.
Opening for business this August, the company has already identified prime offices in the heart of Houston’s oil and gas district