Forum Energy Technologies appoints Brazilian partner to support growth in South America
17 March 2021
Forum Energy Technologies today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Deepsea Technologies Equipamentos Industriais Ltda (Deepsea Technologies) to represent its operations in Brazil as part of the business’ long-term growth strategy in South America.
Deepsea Technologies provides engineered products and services to the oil and gas industry globally. It has a key focus in delivering solutions for subsea and topside production systems and subsea intervention systems.
The partnership will see Deepsea Technologies provide business development and engineering support on behalf of FET in Brazil. It will also deliver full servicing, repair, calibration, upgrades and modifications for FET remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and associated tooling. Deepsea Technologies will also have responsibility for the repair and calibration of FET torque machines.
Kevin Taylor, FET’s Vice President - Subsea Vehicles said: "We continue to see strong demand for our products in Brazil and recognise the need to appoint a local partner to increase our in-country presence and support our ambitious strategy.
"It’s important that we work with partners who can deliver the high quality of service FET is known for. Deepsea Technologies is a well-respected business and the team provides us with a strong channel to complement our existing framework across the academic, survey and energy markets.
"This agreement ensures that our clients in Brazil receive the same streamlined and consistent support they are accustomed to around the globe. We look forward to increasing our activity in the region and delivering our world-class range of products and services to the Brazilian market.”
Felipe Lamego, Managing Partner – Deepsea Technologies Ltda, said: "We are extremely excited by this partnership and certain that our customers and stakeholders in Brazil will appreciate the strengths and complementary business deliverables such an alliance has to offer.”