Statoil and TESS sign frame agreement in Brazil


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Photo courtesy of TESSPhoto courtesy of TESSOn 19th February 2016, Statoil, the global energy company with its headquarter in Norway, and TESS, a global supplier of hoses and couplings, have signed a frame agreement to further support Statoil’s Brazilian operation.


TESS has been supporting Statoil’s operation in different locations worldwide for several years, this framework agreement marks a new level of relationship between both companies in the Brazilian Market.

A small signing ceremony was set up in Statoil’s office in Rio de Janeiro, with the presence of both TESS and Statoil management team.

Quality and safety
Country Manager Haakon Bringsvaerd, TESS Brazil, is very satisfied. -This agreement opens an exciting new chapter in the relationship between TESS and Statoil. It cements the path towards a new era in TESS evolution in the Brazilian Market. Our greatest pride is the quality and safety of our solutions and services, the result of our extensive experience in the Oil and Gas industry and our strong partnership with leading manufacturers. We are happy that Statoil decided to choose TESS going forward with their operation in Brazil, says Bringsvaerd.

Cruical for success
Director Knut Jølberg in TESS International emphasizes the forthcoming benefits of a closer partnership.

-This agreement is based on a shared conviction that a strong Supply Chain and closer collaboration between the parties is crucial for the creation of well-functioning offshore operation and also key to succeeding in today’s challenging market. We have been supporting Statoil for several years now and we really felt we were the natural choice.

Hoses and services
The agreement includes the supply of bunkering hoses and supporting services setting up a framework for speeding the procurement processes and increasing response times. The collaboration also aims to promote a growing relationship between both companies in Brazil following the steps of the successful relationship already in place in other locations.


Source: TESS