Great Yarmouth based Prior Diesel, a Suretank company and leading global supplier of diesel driven power solutions and well service products, has appointed Jim Yeats as General Manager to drive forward the company's ongoing expansion.

Jim brings over 25 years experience in the oil and gas sector with previous senior level appointments at Axon Energy Products, Airpac Bukom, Halliburton and PSL Energy Services in a range of operational and managerial roles.

Suretank, the world's leading provider of engineered solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry, has manufactured and delivered a fleet of specialised transport containers for deployment in Antarctica.

The containers are for the National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR); the Indian government-funded research institution responsible for the country’s research activities in the polar and Southern Oceans. Certified to operate in conditions down to minus 40 degrees Celsius, the containers will be used for transporting and storing essential equipment and supplies at the NCAOR research base on the Antarctic continent.

Suretank, the world's leading provider of engineered solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry, has delivered 28 galvanised shelved mini containers to Rigbound.

Manufactured at Suretank Thailand, the shelved minis are destined for Trinidad where they will be used to transport IBCs and drums offshore.