Middle East Tubular Services (Iraq) Ltd (METS), a subsidiary of offshore logistics company MedServRegis plc, has been awarded a contract by Kuwait Energy Basra Limited (KEBL) to assist in drilling operations in Southern Iraq.

METS has been contracted to provide inspection and machine shop services on a call off basis to support KEBL’s work at the Block-9 Contact Area located in Basra Governorate, Southern Iraq, covering an area of around 900 square kilometres. The contract term is three years.

KEBL acts as the operator of the Block-9 pursuant to an exploration, productive service contact executed by and between Basra Oil Company, Dragon Oil (Block 9) Limited, and Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation.

Forming part of MedServ Group, METS provides receipt, storage, handling, logistics, inspection, repair, and accessory manufacture of oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from its bases in UAE, Iraq, and Oman. METS handles over 350,000 megatonnes of clients’ OCTG, and stores oilfield equipment, rig packages, and also general freight.

With a presence in 12 countries across four continents, MedServRegis describes itself as a “regional leader in offshore logistics services for oil and gas”. Its origins date back to 1974 when it commenced operations in Malta, and it has since grown to offer its clients with “concrete solutions to support their systems” through its “extensive industry knowledge coupled with its specialist business acumen” across the world.

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