Slingsby - Press Release - May 6, 2004
Perry Slingsby Systems Opens New Business Development
and Engineering Support Offices in Houston and Aberdeen
In an ongoing effort to strategically position their business units,
Perry Slingsby Systems - an entity of the Technip Group specialized
in remote operated vehicles (ROV) - has opened two new offices in
key offshore industry locations to better serve both their existing
customers and their new clients.
The new Houston office will be managed by Wayne Bywater. Mr. Bywater
has 27 years of experience in the offshore industry including operations
management, ROV services, marine contracting, subsea deepwater development,
and deepwater business development.
The new Aberdeen office will be managed by David Gillies. Mr. Gillies
has a broad range of experience in mechanical and industrial offshore
systems. Based in Aberdeen, Scotland, Mr. Gillies has 25 years of
experience in the offshore oil and gas, ROV and nuclear industries.
Martin Anderson, CEO and Managing Director stated "Perry Slingsby
Systems is aggressively expanding into subsea engineering services
and subsea tooling system markets. The new Houston and Aberdeen
offices, combined with Perry's existing facilities in the UK and
US, give Perry Slingsby Systems the resources that are necessary
to handle the increased demands for subsea design, engineering and
With a workforce of about 19,000, Technip ranks among the top
five in the field of oil and petrochemical engineering, construction
and services. Headquartered in Paris, the Group is listed in New
York (NYSE: TKP) and in Paris (EURONEXT: FR0000131708). The main
engineering and business centers of Technip-Coflexip are located
in France, Italy, Germany, the UK, Norway, Finland, the Netherlands,
the United States, Brazil, Abu-Dhabi, China, India, Malaysia and
Australia. The Group has high-quality industrial and construction
facilities in France, Brazil, the UK, the USA, and Finland as well
as a world class fleet of offshore construction vessels.