Hermes Datacomms announces it has won the Via Satellite Vertical Impact Award for Oil and Gas. Via Satellite’s 2013 Excellence Awards salutes the innovative companies, technologies, campaigns and people who’ve helped shape the success of the global satellite industry. With this award, Via Satellite recognizes the company that has made a large impact in the oil and gas sector in 2013.
Bill Green, Global Account Director, Hermes Datacomms said, "Hermes has grown fairly rapidly over the last few years following expansion into new markets in North Africa and the Middle East. Africa will represent a significant percentage of oil production in the next 25 years and beyond, from the oil rich basins on the offshore West to the onshore rift from North to South in the East. Hermes Datacomms has launched a satellite platform over the whole continent giving a consistent quality of service and user experience allowing both producers and service companies to keep drilling. This customer facing approach builds on Hermes’ experience over 22 years in the sector to meet the clearly defined need of clients to have a standard, rapidly deployed service able to support drilling operations with a forcastable pricing structure.”