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OMS Receives Subsea 2010 Award for Global Oil and Gas Exports

25 February 2010

UK-based measurement technology specialist Optical Metrology Services (OMS) Ltd is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the Subsea Global Exports Award 2010, in recognition of the company’s outstanding achievements in export sales to the global oil and gas industry.

OMS received the award at the Subsea 2010 Business Awards dinner held at the Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre on 10th February 2010. The fourth annual awards ceremony attracted more than 700 business leaders and entrepreneurs to celebrate the excellence and hard work of subsea organisations and individuals across the UK sector. Guest speakers included the Rt. Hon. Michael Portillo and Energy Minister, David Kidney.

OMS was one of three companies shortlisted for the Subsea Global Exports Award 2010. The two other finalists were First Subsea and Dominion Gas. The award was sponsored and judged by UK Trade & Investment.

At the awards dinner, Denise Smiles, Director of Business Development at OMS accepted the award on behalf of the company: “We are delighted to receive such an award, which demonstrates that OMS has been doing something very right over the last year or so. A key ingredient in sustaining our impressive sales export growth is our people, who deserve a lot of credit for helping to achieve our goals.”

Subsea UK is the industry body for the British subsea industry. The organisation aims to increase business opportunities at home and abroad for the sector and acts on behalf of the whole supply chain, bringing together operators, contractors, suppliers and people in the industry. In terms of market size, experience and technology development, Britain’s subsea sector is a global leader. Subsea UK now has more than 170 member companies representing the complete subsea supply chain, from operators and major contractors, to manufacturers and small technology innovators.

Headquartered in Bishop’s Stortford, OMS has grown company sales revenues by 544 per cent over the last four years – with around 80 per cent of annual turnover from overseas customers. OMS specialises in providing measurement services and precision measurement systems to the oil and gas industry worldwide. A key focus for the company is in the dimensional measurement of oil and gas pipes or other similar structures such as aero engines, process industry tubes or manufactured cylindrical objects, where dimensions are critical.